Treatment is dependent on the underlying cause of the vomiting; some of the veterinarian's possible suggestions include:
- Dietary changes
- Medication to control the vomiting (e.g., cimetidine, anti-emetic)
- Antibiotics, in the case of bacterial ulcers
- Corticosteroids to treat inflammatory bowel disease
- Surgery, in the case of tumor-caused vomiting
- Special medications for treating chemotherapy induced vomiting
Living and Management
Always follow the recommended treatment plan from your veterinarian. Do not experiment with medications or food. Pay close attention to your cat and if it does not improve, return to your veterinarian for a follow-up evaluation.
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The term for black feces that has blood in it
A type of slime that is made up of certain salts, cells, or leukocytes
A medical condition in which the pancreas becomes inflamed
The act of throwing up blood
The tube that extends from the mouth to the stomach
The fluid created by the liver that helps food in the stomach to be digested.
Any substance that creates the urge to vomit
Term used to imply that a situation or condition is more severe than usual; also used to refer to a disease having run a short course or come on suddenly.