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Re: Status of Selegiline Questions and COX-2 Ron Hill

Posted by Larry Hoover on March 23, 2005, at 15:50:12

In reply to Re: Status of Selegiline Questions and COX-2 Larry Hoover, posted by Ron Hill on March 21, 2005, at 13:21:21

> Lar,
> > BTW, turmeric is the absolute best COX-type med I've ever used. Beats Vioxx, Mobicox, better, lasts longer, and costs pennies a dose.
> Our dog has arthritis bad enough that it is adversely affecting his quality of life. Our vet treats him with a COX-2 inhibitor (currently using Deramaxx; previously used Rimadyl). Do you think turmeric could help? If so, should I co-administer it with the COX-2 or just use it by itself? What dosage of tumeric should I try on a mg/lb of dog (or tbs/lb of dog)?

If you're going to try it, it would have to be instead of the Deramaxx. I have no idea if a dog can tolerate turmeric, and the taste is rather bitter. I use a heaping teaspoon for all 95 kg of me.

> On another note, I intend to post my questions about Selegiline as soon as I have time. Thanks for your patients.

That's an interesting slip.

> I think of you often, my friend. I hope and pray that you can get your long over due surgery and that the bureaucratic red tape will unravel so as to allow the surgery to occur sooner rather than later.
> -- Ron

Thanks for the kind support. Unfortunately, bureacracy is creating a Gordian knot, rather than smoothe sailing. You wouldn't believe what I am having to deal with.





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