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Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!I am so sorry Sadie is having difficulties once again with her legs.Yes you are correct you cannot mix the two medications. Depending on when the last steroid administration is, you can give the metacam. Typically we like a "washout" period of 48 hours if possible between anti inflammatories. Has it been 2 days since the last steroid dose?If so you can administer it but would wait an additional 48 hours to reinstitute the prednisone if possible...If you have tramadol that can be used without interaction concerns...Lastly rotating warm and cool compresses on the leg and back in 10 minute intervals along with circular massage to stimulate healing and blood flowI hope this information is helpful but please let me know any additional questions I can assist with. I am online for another 15 minutes before needing to exit for a little while...
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