Message Number: YG7092 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Mike Janke
Date: 2001-09-07 21:20:00 UTC
Subject: Re: ECE?

I could be WAAAYYYY off base here, but I thought Flagyl was
prescribed mostly by vets who didn't know about ECE and were
attempting to treat a possible parasitic (giardia?) infection. I
didn't think it was used as a general purpose antibiotic. Again, my
take on Flagyl may be all wrong as I'm neither a vet or a
pharmacist. All I know is it's really nasty stuff and very difficult
to dose a ferret with it.

If anyone is interested in Dr. K's ECE protocol but doesn't/can't get
Ferrets magazine, I got Dr. K's permission to put her ECE protocol on
my website. You can go directly to it by going to...


--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., katharine <shurcool@i...> wrote:
> Flagyl (metranidazole) used to be one of the drugs
> of choice for the prevention of secondary
> problems resulting from ECE. In the
> September/October issue of Ferrets magazine, Dr.
> Kemmerer wrote an article about ECE. After
> initial in-hospital care, her new protocol is...