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My oldest cat (17 years), Sunset, has been on Fluoxetine for a couple of years now, anyway. I finally succumbed because she was wetting my bed and the vet said it was due to anxiety coupled, I think, with pain in . . . ?? Her bladder??? Now I'm learning more about the poisonous nature of drugs like this and wish there was a surefire alternative to this awful drug, which seems to leave her perpetually spaced out. She will stand and stare for minutes before moving. Is Anxietrex strong enough to handle this anxiety/bladder situation? Or can you make another healthy, not harmful, recommendation for this situation?

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July 9, 2016 at 11:06 PM

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Dear Heidi,

      It would be best to start ANXIETREX before beginning to reduce the drug.  You should talk to your veterinarian about decreasing

the Fluoxetine. I would also give PROBIOTICS to improve digestion and Omega 3,6,9 to reduce inflammation. I would also give purified water. What kind of food and treats do you give? These can also affect the condition. There are different remedies that are helpful for anxiety and for bladder pain. Looking forward to reply.

Dr. Char Wilson, DVM Health Coach answered
July 11, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Customer: I can certainly purchase some Anxietrix and Sunset will soon have a doctor's visit since her Fluoxetine is getting low and she cannot get more until she is seen by our vet. I see the Omega 3/6/9 is also one of your products. That would help with the inflammation which results in the pain in her bladder? I'm not sure if she would actually eat the Probiotics chew. I do have some Vetzymes (concentrated enzymes) but that is mostly for when any of the girls aren't eating well. Haven't used those for a while.

I love her dearly, but the most important thing is whatever natural supplement I put her on must eliminate the pain and anxiety. Sounds like Anxietrix and the Omega supplement would do that. Yes? What to do about the chew she won't eat?

Response: Try cutting the chew into small pieces and hide it canned food. I hope you can get all the supplements down. What kind of food, water, and treats do you give?

Dr. Char Wilson, DVM Health Coach answered
July 17, 2016 at 12:00 AM
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