Message Number: FHL5834 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 06:38:48 -0400
Subject: Re: [ferrethealth] Re:Melatonin/Lupron
Dr. Murray, thanks for providing such an informative overview for the FHL.
You wrote about the possibility of Lupron as a prevention method, but I am wondering if there is any evidence, or in the absence of evidence, any belief among ferret vets, that oral melatonin can be used effectively as a preventative for adrenal disease. I currently dissolve three 1-mg tablets of melatonin in the daily soup of our five ferrets, meaning that each gets approximately 0.6 mg daily. If there is belief that oral melatonin can be used as a prevention method, then is this dosage appropriate?
Thanks for any responses that anyone may have to this question.
In Memory of Neo
Caring for Trinny, Morphy, Baby Girl, Luna, and Dozer
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