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Meds used during a disc episode

Typical medications used during a disc episode; pain relief meds, acid suppressor, anti-inflammatory (steroid OR non-steroid). Owner medication knowledge is key to a dog’s safety.

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▼ MEDS: ▫️Side effects ▫️Stomach protection ▫️Steroids vs. non-steroids (NSAIDs)

How long should it take for pain to stop? Which meds are used?  Neuropathic phantom pain signs to be aware of.   READ MORE


Why stomach protection is important READ MORE 


Steroids vs. non-steroidals (NSAIDS)   READ MORE


Learn the adverse side effects for each med your dog takes at the: Mar Vista Vet DRUG LOOKUP directory


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