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Dear Cerecita, My Pomeranian has a bend in her trachea and

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Dear Cerecita,
My Pomeranian has a bend in her trachea and is on pregnizone twice a day. She choaks constantly. Shes 10 yrs. and has a strong heart. Will coconut oil help or do you have any suggestions?
Thank you very much for your consultation.
Sincerely,
Coleen Lawrence
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  brisadog replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I can help you with your question today.

Expert:  brisadog replied 1 year ago.

What cough medicine have you used for her? Was it over the counter or prescription?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi Dr. Susan,
I gave her Robitussin DM
Expert:  brisadog replied 1 year ago.

OK. If Robitussin DM is not controlling her cough, we can change her medication to something more effective like hydrocodone/homatropine. This is a prescription cough suppressant that will need to be obtained through your regular vet. This is generally one of the best options to control cough due to collapsing trachea.

Expert:  brisadog replied 1 year ago.

Please let me know if you have further questions. I am happy to continue until I provide the service that you seek.