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Vol. 9, Issue 2 (2020)

Chronic kidney disease

Vaishali and Tushar Jain
3 dogs and a cat were brought to the clinic with history of polyuria and polydipsia, weight loss, vomiting, lethargy, hyporexia/anorexia, small, lumpy, bumpy kidneys. The temperature was slightly elevated (39.6 °C) and mucous membrane was pale. The dogs were sent for haematological examination, liver function test and kidney function test. The cat was sent for kidney function test. They were diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. Appetite stimulants (Oral maropitant at 4mg daily) along with mirtazapine (Mirtazapine 2mg tablets immunosuppressive (dexamethasone initially (0.5mg/kg IVq24h for 7 days [Rapidexon 2mg/ml injectable solution; Eurovet]), followed by prednisolone (1.8mg/kg POq24h [Prednicare 5mg tablets; Animalcare]). The treatment was given for 20 days and improvement was seen.
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Vaishali, Tushar Jain. Chronic kidney disease. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(2):364-365.
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