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Old 04-13-2008, 02:16 PM   #1
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Exclamation ProMeris flea/tick

I read this on another site and thought it would be good for as many people as possible to read it.

This is a new product designed to be a more effective product than
> other flea/tick treatments that was just released this year. It is
>available thru a vet and not currently on-line. I got ProMeris this
> for my 7 dogs (6 Huskies & 1 Golden-Airedale) , and the results were
> debilitating for nearly all of them-including me. Since my incident
> week, my vet has pulled it from distribution and alerted the
> manufacturer, Fort Dodge .
> Here are my results: Within less than 2 hours after applying, 4 of

> my dogs had vomited from 2-4 times, 3 were disoriented and
stumbling, >1 was dragging his back leg, 1 was salivating. I had very
similar symptoms
> like an allergic reaction-my lips were swollen, eyes very red,
> membranes such as eyes, nose, and mouth were stinging. I was very
> disoriented-dizzy equilibrium and not able to drive. To make this a
short > story-all 7 of my dogs were admitted to the hospital for
> care, and 3 of them remained for care, IV fluids and observation for
24 > hours. I was in the emergency room. I'm home now and so are the
dogs. > We're all feeling much better. Vet bills were over $2,500 and
> Dodge is paying for these. Not only can the product cause this
> reaction, it has a highly noxious odor that permeated the house and
> just starting to dissipate after 3days.
> Your dogs/cats might not have the same reaction, but given my
> experience-I wanted to help you all become well-educated about the
> product.


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