Pharmacological appetite stimulation

  title={Pharmacological appetite stimulation},
  author={W. Agnew and Rachel M Korman},
  journal={Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery},
  pages={749 - 756}
Practical relevance: Inappetence is a commonly encountered problem in feline medicine. Primary goals in managing the inappetent or anorectic cat are to diagnose and treat the underlying disease and reinstate adequate nutrition. Rationale: As cats are intolerant of prolonged periods of inadequate nutritional intake, especially given their propensity to develop hepatic lipidosis, their increased requirements for amino acids, and inability to slow their rate of gluconeogenesis, symptomatic therapy… Expand
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