Message Number: FHL13994 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Sukie Crandall
Date: 2011-09-11 17:03:28 UTC
Subject: Re: [ferrethealth] MY COUGHING FERRET

Well, there are plenty, and they can vary according to what is at the root of the problem.

Do NOT given any over-the-counter humans meds unless your vet says to do so. If what your ferret has is allergies, then you might wind up using tiny amounts of over the counter children's Benedryl but it HAS to be the kind with no additional meds in there. MANY over-the-counter human meds are fatal for ferrets. The includes things like Allegra, Tylenol (acetaminophen), Ibuprofen, anything with pseudoepinaphrine in it and others. You can find warnings in the easily searched FHL Archives:


in the Files section of the FHL website:


and at the Animal Poison Control Center:

None of these is complete, but by using them together you can minimize risks.

On Sep 11, 2011, at 9:38 AM, Mandy McGowan wrote:

> is there any kind of medicine liquid or inject-able that is NOT safe to give ferrets

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)


Yahoo! Groups Links

<*> To visit your group on the web, go to:

<*> Your email settings:
Individual Email | Traditional

<*> To change settings online go to:
(Yahoo! ID required)

<*> To change settings via email:

<*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:

<*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: