Hi, this is Doctor H and I'd be happy to assist you.
What is your opinion of the number of blood tests she should have
What medication is Rosie on for her Cushings? How long has she been on it?
She started Vetoryl at the beginning of February
Once Rosie is well regulated on the trilostane (as she should be by now), ACTH-stimulation tests are needed only every 6-12 months.
Ok, thank you
Now if she becomes addisonian (the opposite of Cushingoid) then bloodwork will have to be monitored more closely during that time.
Do you have any more questions about that?
Now we are getting into words I don't understand.
That will be fine for now thank you
Haha, sorry - Addisons is the opposite of Cushings and can be caused if her Vetoryl dose becomes too high
The signs you need to watch out for on the Vetoryl - vomiting, diarrhea, inappetance, lethargy, are all signs of Addisons
Regardless, I won't go any further into if you don't want.
I hope that helps - kindly rate my answer so I may know how helpful I've been :)
That's all I need to know for now - she seems ok at the moment. No diarrhoea - she has always had a bit of a problem with that, but I've settled her diet. She is after all 11 and that is a good age for a Dobermann. Thank you and good bye
You're welcome - have a good day!