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1- How much does she weigh?
2- How many milligrams of Rimadyl are you giving and how often?
Friend, currently she is on the maximum dose for Rimadyl. It would be contraindicated to start her on other types of non steroidal anti inflammatory medication because she is on Rimadyl. The only option is to phone your family veterinarian to add another pain killer of a different type like Tramadol. Do not give any over the counter pain killer they are all contraindicated in this case.
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