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Her vet prescribed her alprazolam and acepromazine

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Her vet prescribed her alprazolam and acepromazine for anxiety with nail trims and vet visits
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Cheetah is 3 and weighs about 50lbs
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Cheetah?
Customer: Shes a rescue and hasnt had her nails trimmed in a long time we have tried and she gets super anxious and panics
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 5 months ago.
Hi, this is Dr. Gabby. Can you let me know what your question is please? I read that she has been prescribed sedatives for nail trims.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I'm just nervous the instructions say 2 pills of alprazolam and 2 pills of the acepromazine an hour before, it just seems like alot im not sure what to expect after and how long it will last
Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 5 months ago.
Have you tried one or the other separately to see if that is enough sedation before giving them together?

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