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I know someonewho is severely disabled and cannot medicate

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I know someonewho is severely disabled and cannot medicate her cat twice a day with thyroid gel to the ears. I can only do it some of the time and her vet says the cat cannot have pills. It is sixteen years olds and very frail now, so presumable surgery is out of the question. Is there any other treatment. Some of her carers doit and some not, it is very hit and miss.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  DR.J replied 3 years ago.

DR.J :

Hi , I'm James DVM MRCVS and would like to help you with your question

DR.J :

Could you please be more specific in regards to the thyroid gel , do you know the name of the product ?

JACUSTOMER-mdfhuw8e- :

I am afraid I do not have it but it begins with M

DR.J :

For how long has she been using this drug ?

JACUSTOMER-mdfhuw8e- :

I dont' know. I will have to get more information and contact you again. Can I do this on this twenty eight pounds.

DR.J :

I can still help you , don't go yet

DR.J :

the most important matter is that Monty is not getting the medication he needs if i understood you correctly

DR.J :

Tablets have been tried as well as I understand and with no success

JACUSTOMER-mdfhuw8e- :

Yes, this is the crux of th e problem. Could he have one dose a day

JACUSTOMER-mdfhuw8e- :

No tablets have been tried because the vet says no but they would be easier to administer. You didnot read my original request properl;y

DR.J :

What was the reason for the cat not getting pills though, what did the vet have to say

DR.J :

As tables are the most accurate method in which to administer the drug for the right dose

JACUSTOMER-mdfhuw8e- :

I am sorry I have not gathered enough information. I will have to get back to you.; Do I quote a reference number.

DR.J :

you can leave this chat open and get back to it once you have more information , in case of trouble contact costumer survive and they will help you . I shall be waiting

JACUSTOMER-mdfhuw8e- :

I cant do ittoday, can I do later.

DR.J :

Yes , don't worry , as long as you don't rate it , it shall remain open and I will be waiting for your answer

DR.J :

Once I have it I will return as soon as I can for us to continue our conversation

JACUSTOMER-mdfhuw8e- :

How do I get back into site . I do not want to pay twice.

DR.J :

You wont , don't rate the conversation an you wont get money deducted. log in with your user name next time and it will hold this conversation open . any problem , C.S will help you

DR.J :

I will be waiting for you , don't worry :)

DR.J :

Try to find out , why is he not getting any pills ? for how long has he been on the gel? and anything else you can towards his current treatment

DR.J :

find for me the name of the product as well please

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