My Vet wants to prescribe Vetoryl for my dog with Atypical Cushing’s Disease. Since she…

My Vet wants to prescribe Vetoryl for my dog with Atypical Cushing’s Disease. Since she already has below normal levels of cortisol, won’t this make her health worse? How could Vetoryl help in this instance?

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Krista Magnifico
5 years ago

Hello, I am always leery about jumping into a case I know nothing about. Atypical Cushings is an especially tough one. My best advice is to seek a second opinion from an internal medicine specialist. I have to admit I hear this diagnosis thrown around much more than I actually believe it exists and I always confirm it before jumping into an expensive and potentially dangerous treatment and disease monitoring protocol. I feel that my clients need to be very well informed of price, prognosis, and expected course of the disease with both treating AND not treating. Very best of… Read more »