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From: Sukie Crandall
Date: 2009-09-26 22:38:43 UTC
Subject: Re: [ferrethealth] Re: Diazoxide for ferrets with insolinoma instead of pred????


The legal restriction is in the Netherlands from what I have been

On Sep 26, 2009, at 4:39 PM, sukiedaviscrandall wrote:
> That would explain the diazoxide/proglycem statement.
> They actually do not prefer that med over prednisolone
> there, but there is a legal restriction that they have to
> try controlling insulinoma with diazoxide/Proglycem
> first because that med is an approved med for human
> insulinoma there, but then if it does not work they can
> add or change to Prednisolone which is not an approved
> med for human insulinoma there. It's a legal hitch, not
> a difference in treatment based upon how well the meds
> work according to what I have been told.

Sukie (not a vet)

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