Just gave 3mg of oral tab dexamathose to my 14 year old pug
dog and was wondering how would I know if I over dosed him. I usually give him .75 mg every other day as maintenance dose for severe osteoarthritis with nerve impingement in his low back. He usually does great with his maintenance dose but has to be monitored at all times bc he has lost function of both legs
bc of the nerve impingement
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: He's had the nerve impingement for a couple of years and lost gradually lost lower extremity function over time. Everytime he has a bad episode when the nerve gets irritated he hacks like he has reflux. Usually within an hour after 1.5 mg of dex he gets better. Today I had to give him 3mg but wanted to make sure I didn't over dose him
JA: What is the dog's name?
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Bootss?
Customer: I have to manual express his bladder but he's usually healthy besides that. He takes .75 mg of dex every other day for maintenance. He has a custom made wheelchair and he uses daily so he is still pretty active
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and then connect you two.