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My dog was t by a car, can we administer tylenol with

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My dog was hit by a car, can we administer tylenol with codeine for pain?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Amanda replied 1 year ago.

Hi,

My name is***** and I am sorry to here that Fido was hit by a car. Tylenol plus codeine is not safe for dogs and I would not recommend giving it. If you feel that he is very painful, I would recommend taking him to the local animal emergency room for evaluation. They will be able to examine him and determine if he has any internal injuries that need to be dealt with this evening. If he is stable they can prescribe pain medication that is safe for dogs to keep him comfortable tonight.

Best of luck to you and Fido this evening,

I hope this answer helps you.

Dr. Amanda

Kansas State University,

College of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2001

Expert:  Dr. Amanda replied 1 year ago.

Hi, How is Fido this evening? Did he recover after being his by a car? Do you have any more questions for me?

Also, if you would consider rating my answer, I would greatly appreciate it.

Best regards,

Dr. Amanda