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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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I gave my dog benadrayl about 1 hour ago.. because he is

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Hi and I gave my dog benadrayl about 1 hour ago.. because he is allergic
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with your dog?
Customer: and he is not well i know he has Shar Pei fever.. so i need to give him Metcam would be ok for me to give Metcam... my concern is that i gave him benadrayl an hour ago
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about your dog?
Customer: give him Metcam that I already gave Benadryl an hour ago
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 2 months ago.

There's no adverse drug reaction between Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Metacam (meloxicam) and so, yes, he can have his Metacam safely. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 2 months ago.

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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