Clinical evaluation of a single daily dose of phenylpropanolamine in the treatment of urethral sphincter mechanism incompetence in the bitch

@article{Claeys2011ClinicalEO,
  title={Clinical evaluation of a single daily dose of phenylpropanolamine in the treatment of urethral sphincter mechanism incompetence in the bitch},
  author={St{\'e}phanie Claeys and Frederico Rustichelli and St{\'e}phanie M No{\"e}l and Annick J Hamaide},
  journal={The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne},
  year={2011},
  volume={52 5},
  pages={501-5}
}
The objective of this retrospective study was to determine the efficacy of a single daily oral dose of phenylpropanolamine (PPA) in the treatment of urethral sphincter mechanism incompetence (USMI) in bitches. Nine bitches diagnosed with USMI were treated with a single daily dose [1.5 mg/kg body weight (BW)] of PPA for at least 1 month. Urethral pressure profiles (UPP) were performed in 7 dogs before treatment and repeated in 4 of them after treatment. Treatment with PPA resulted in long-term… CONTINUE READING