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my cat was prescribed buprenor what is it for and what side

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my cat was prescribed buprenor what is it for and what side effects are there.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 6 years ago.
Hi there.

This drug is used in cats and dogs for pain relief. It is a synthetic opiate and the side effects include sedation and it can cause liver issues since it is metabolized in the liver. I am sure your vet prescribed this for the discomfort that Fanny is feeling.

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