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LifeofRiley 03-21-2014 08:32 PM

SAM-e... anyone using it?
So, on the advice of my neurologist, we have started supplementing Riley with SAM-e. Anyone else have experiences with this supplement?

Background: Riley is on Phenobarbital for epilepsy. The neuro recommended SAM-e for liver protection.

JeanKBBMMMAAN 03-22-2014 09:09 AM

I am trying to remember what drugs should not be taken with the SAM-e. SAMe: MedlinePlus Supplements Serotonin syndrome - list on the link. Herbs and Supplements: MedlinePlus for others like that.

If affordable, I do love those Nutramax products: Dog Liver Health

I use regular milk thistle for my one dog but she's not on any meds.

In my signature you go to the IMOM site and there is someone there with 2 very brittle (whatever the word is) epi dogs, and I believe that she's used the SAM-e. Tucker and Justice.

LifeofRiley 03-22-2014 12:24 PM

Thanks for the info Jean! :)

wick 08-29-2015 01:22 PM

Jean im just curious but what do you use milk thistle for and how often?

Momto2GSDs 08-29-2015 03:16 PM


Originally Posted by wick (Post 7195593)
Jean im just curious but what do you use milk thistle for and how often?

Hi Wick!
The liver has many functions, but one is to remove toxins from the blood.
So, I use Milk Thistle or a Milk Thistle combo for a 2 to 3 week period after every dose of Heart Worm meds (which I give every six weeks) to cleanse/detox and support the liver and keep it healthy.

Here are two products I rotate with:
Super Milk Thistle:
Herbal Hepaclenz:


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