Message Number: FHL4717 | New FHL Archives Search
From: "Laura Sherman"
Date: 2008-04-26 02:31:36 UTC
Subject: Re: [ferrethealth] Re: Adrenal ferret/2 vets - was "Update on my ferret Herb"

Thank you, this is the kind of answer/comment I was looking for. Yes or No
and possible why. Thank you.

On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 5:44 PM, <> wrote:

> In my opinion and based on many years of treating ferrets with adrenal
> disease, as well as many other diseases that actually DO require steroids -
> there is
> no justification or rationale for the use of steroids, low dose or not, in
> the treatment of ferret adrenal disease. None.
> Low doses of steroids, given over time, have the same potential for causing
> ulcers, fat deposition, suppression of the immune system etc, as high
> doses.
> Dr. Ruth

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