Originally Posted by Celeste
Phenylbutazone was taken off the human medical market due to cases involving the following:
CNS effects: Convulsions and coma
Hepatotoxicity: High Liver Enzymes.
Renal Failure. (high BUN and Creat.)
Interstitial nephritis. (Hematuria)
Liver and renal function tests improved gradually with plasmapheresis.
Prescott LF. Clinical features and management of analgesic poisoning. [Journal Article] Human Toxicology. 3 Suppl:75S-84S, 1984 Aug.
Okonek S. Reinecke HJ. Acute toxicity of pyrazolones. [Review] [26 refs] [Journal Article. Review] American Journal of Medicine. 75:94-8, 1983 Nov 14.
Ok that's been said, but the point is, just like humans, animals metabolize drugs and excrete them from their systems.
THAT is to say that after an amount of time off of my lexapro, my body sheds the drug. It doesn't stay in there practically forever like heavy metals.....
You should actually read and think about the implications of the articles you post...
PS) Have you ever read the list of potential side effects of the drugs people DO take? XD