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Meds used during a disc episode

Typical medications used during a disc episode

Owner medication knowledge is key to a dog’s safety.

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


Why stomach protection is important during the use of any anti-inflammatory drug (steroid or a non-steroid NSAID).


Steroids vs. non-steroidals (NSAIDS). 6 things owners should know about these two classes of anti-inflammatory drugs.


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


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by appropriate veterinary professionals (ACVIM-Neurology, Licensed Veterinary Surgical Vet Techs,
and Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner).

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