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Picked up my dog from the vet this afternoon. Pretty sure

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Picked up my dog from the vet this afternoon. Pretty sure she is in severe pain from her back. 50mg tramadol table 1/2 to 1 full twice daily. was not sure of dose they gave her this morning gave her 1/2 tablet at noon today after the ride home. She is in alot of pain just stands in one spot and whines. Can I give her more of the tramadol what is the maximum dosage
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 12 months ago.

Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am not set up to make a live call. But, I am happy to answer your question on this thread. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- How much does she weigh?

2- To make sure I got this right, the last dose she got was 1/2 tablet at noon, correct?

3- What time is it where you are? (we may be in different time zones).

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
She is 19 lbs. we live in california and yes !/2 tablet at noon
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 12 months ago.

Friend, in response to your question you can increase the tramadol to 50mg every 8 hours. Discuss with your vet about adding an anti inflammatory medication if she is having back problems.

Please do not forget to rate my answer - I hope you found it to be excellent. If there’s more I can do, please use the reply tab and let me know. It’s my goal to provide you with excellent service." Thank you for your business and I hope to work with you again soon!

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 12 months ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
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