My JRT was just diagnosed with CHF. Sotalol is a drug used to treat rapid heart rates in dogs and cats. I went online and you can read it for yourself at this site Sympathetic stimulation is necessary in supporting circulatory function in congestive heart failure, and beta-blockade carries the potential hazard of further depressing myocardial contractility and precipitating more severe failure. He’s a indoor dog, but like to go for rides and run as fast as he can in the back yard. * Most orders ship within one business day after approval
The cardiologist would be in at 4:00 pm. My little Jack-Dachsie mix has been having similar symptoms before being diagnosed with CHF– the collapsing and urinating. My Bobby was 13 1/2 years of fun and my treasured companion when I found out about his condition and they told me to use the medication Solalol not sure if I spelled it correctly he would slumped down to the ground and vomit at the time I really didn’t realize if it was the medicine but now reading your article it help me understand much more and with Bobby falling down suddenly I realize now he was having dizzy spells or fainting spell’s but luckily he would get up. I don’t have final answer as to if all of this has been caused by the increased medication. It can also be given by injection in the hospital setting. They both said now Rocky’s blood pressure was too low.A week later, he started coughing. Today is Sunday, Dec. 23, and he just finished eating his normal full dinner.
There is simply not enough research to justify the use. It is an antineoplastic and immunosuppressant for dogs and cats and works by causing cross-linking of DNA, resulting in … Monitor your pet at home for serious side effects.If you suspect an overdose or an adverse reaction to the medication, call your veterinary office immediately. I could see her about 4 a.m. Dog and other animals are Balls to the Wall.
Sotalol is used primarily to prevent dysrhythmias.Potential adverse effects of Sotalol for Dogs and Cats:Too much sotalol may result in a very slow heart rate, low blood pressure, low blood sugars, and congestive heart failure.
Rocky passed away on February 11, 2013, and I do feel that there may be other dog owners who can benefit from knowing our experience regarding Sotalol. I agreed to have the Cardiologist come in on Sunday for more precise tests involving the heart. If it is close to the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue on your normal schedule. Please do not abruptly stop the medication, skip or change dosages without veterinary approval
He does have a need for Sotolol as his heart rate is so erratic and fast and did not respond to Lidocaine..
Sotalol is given by mouth or injection and is used off label in dogs and cats to treat abnormal heart rhythms.
Please do not hesitate to contact us with questions:Sotalol is a drug used to treat rapid heart rates in dogs and cats. The first vet I saw told me he must have a brain lesion as nothing showed up in his blood tests.
There the Vet gave Lidocaine to regulate his V Tact – it did then they did a unsound to see how his heart was functioning.
He said Rocky had nothing wrong with his heart. The incidence was higher in patients presenting with sustained ventricular tachycardia/fibrillation (4.6%, n = 1363), or a prior history of heart failure (7.3%, n = 696). Both digitalis and Sotalol slow AV conduction. I know he is not meant to be with me much longer and my heart aches. Three weeks after the surgery he collapsed on the kitchen floor. He was responding well to Vetmedin and Lasix at low doses, but the cardiologist added Sotalol and Spironolactone. Do not give dogs straight marijuana or any product containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the primary psychoactive component of marijuana. Your dog is automatically put on the Rx card for a discount on everything.
Sotalol is … Some know this medication by the brand name Neurontin.
If they are pulseless or symptomatic, the treatment is the same as it is for V-fib, immediate defibrillation.My wife and I brought hime to the Emergence Vet clinic. My little fellow fell over on our morning from V Tact. So we were relived. Chlorambucil should be used with caution in pets that are susceptible to infections, such as elderly pets or those with chronic disease.