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My dog has been on sulfasalazine days, then off 1 day and

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my dog has been on sulfasalazine for 7 days, then off 1 day and diarrhea came back is it ok to continue with this drug.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 11 months ago.

Yes, in fact when prescribed for inflammatory large bowel disease in dogs, initial dosages of 10-25 mg/lb 2-3 times daily for 2-4 weeks are appropriate. After that period of time, the lower range of dosing is recommended and some dogs may require chronic therapy.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 11 months ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Briar. How is everything going?
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