I've posted this on another forum and thought some of you guys might have some ideas so have pasted it here :)
Little bit of background: Rosanne has always had respiratory issues, we lost her sister at about 18 weeks old to pneumonia. She's 18months-2 years old. She's had repeat respiratory infections pretty much since I got her. After a variety of antibiotic combinations my vet came to the conclusion that she has lung scarring as the noise eventually was not lessened through antibiotics. I've been treating her with antibiotics as and when she appears porphy and more unwell. She's been on Bisolven every day for the last few months but with little results.
Over the weekend she seemed to be struggling even more than usual, very laboured breathing, wheezing and side sucking. Took her back to the vet and she's back on antibiotics. She's also to stay on the Bisolven. I've been given Ventipulmin today to give twice daily. I've looked on google and ratguide and cannot find any information on this drug in relation to rats. Has anyone here used it before and with any success?