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I am so sorry that Peaches is that uncomfortable. There are a few things that your local veterinarian can give you to make Peaches more comfortable, besides the oral pain medication. First, Atropine drops for her eye would help with the discomfort from an ulcer. It dilates the pupil and decreases the pressure on the cornea where the injury is. Second, they can do autologous serum on her eye. This means that they would pull some of her blood and spin it down. The resulting serum can be applied a couple of times daily to aid in the healing process. Third, they can give her better pain medication. It does not sound like the oral medication is enough and may also be affecting her gastrointestinal tract, making her feel even worse. What is the name of the medication she is on?
That is the eye ointment. What is the name of the pain medication pill?
Okay great. She is on the atropine. That will help. If she is not eating well, then I would add Pepcid Ac 1 mg per 2 pounds body weight by mouth once daily. The Rimadyl is an anti-inflammatory that can be very hard on the stomach and cause ulceration. Pepcid Ac helps by decreasing stomach acid.
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