How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Lisa Your Own Question
Lisa, Certified Vet Tech
Category: Dog
Satisfied Customers: 16070
Experience:  AAS Vet Tech. Bully breed rehab & Behavior modification
Type Your Dog Question Here...
Lisa is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Tramadol HCL 50mg. Its a prescription for me, but my dog has

This answer was rated:

Tramadol HCL 50mg. It's a prescription for me, but my dog has ripped the nail of her 'dew claw.' She is 60+ lbs.
Hello! My name is XXXXX XXXXX it will be my pleasure to help you with your dog today.

In a word...yes. Your Tramadol HCL and the Tramadol that had been dispensed for your dog previously are essentially the same drug. At our clinic, we actually do use the HCL rather than the 'regular' because it seems to give superior pain control.

To find the dosing instructions for Tramadol (we can't give it to you here or even tell you that the dose you mentioned was fine...because it's considered prescribing and is illegal wihtout an in-person relationship), you can follow this link: . And yes..even without being scored, the medication can be split. You'll just need to use a knife to cut it.

I hope this helps.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX for your help.

You're very welcome!!
Lisa and other Dog Specialists are ready to help you

Related Dog Questions