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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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My Staffordshire terrier is in pain following her season,

Customer Question

Hi my Staffordshire bull terrier is in pain following her season
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the Staffordshire bull terrier's name and age?
Customer: Mott Mott And she's 3
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Mott Mott?
Customer: No I've got pain mess for her I'm just not sure of dosage
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

1) How much does Mott Mott weigh?
2) What medication do you have for her?
3) Was this medication prescribed for her specifically?
4) Any medical conditions with which she's been diagnosed?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
She's between 10 and 15 lbs we have tramadole
Yes prescribed for her
No medical condition
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Hi typing is fine
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

The tramadol container should have dosing information on it. Does it not? Do you know the strength of the tablets (how many milligrams per tablet)?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
25mg twice a day
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I just want her out of pain till I can get her to the vets
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

Most tramadol tablets are 50mg, so she would need 1/2 tablet twice daily based on the bottle. A dog her size could take up to 50mg up to three times daily for pain.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

Were you able to determine the milligram strength on the tablets?

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

Checking in, JA Customer. How is your companion doing?