Message Number: FHL13216 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Sukie Crandall
Date: 2011-05-02 20:05:58 UTC
Subject: [ferrethealth] Re: approaches sought: ferret with adrenal disease who has possible
To: fhl <>

The generic name is Anastrozole(an as' troe zole), and here is
info on it in people:

This is a serious drug and hopefully she will not need it, in which case we just will be out the money -- which is still worth paying in case we need to jump fast. Having an option beyond her current meds which may help her is good.

In ferrets:
(two paragraphs up from the conclusions)

This is page 4:

Safety work was done in dogs and while side effects were common they tended to not be from toxic aspects but be things like the side-effects of sudden estrogen depletion (and estrogen depletion is what is needed if it is high and causing marrow woes):

Sukie (not a vet)

Recommended ferret health links:
all ferret topics:

"All hail the procrastinators for they shall rule the world tomorrow."
(2010, Steve Crandall)
On change for its own sake: "You can go really fast if you just jump off the cliff."
(2010, Steve Crandall)


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