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hi my dog has been on prednisone for allergy ears. I gave it to him per the presc. 1 tab 2x @ day foe 3 days. then 1 tab @ day foe three days. then 1 tab @ day for two weeks. I totally forgot the last… read more
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My dog began having hives and throwing up in the morning a
My dog began having hives and throwing up in the morning a week ago. At first we were treating with Benadryl at the recommended dose for dogs, and it was working to treat the hives, but she continued … read more
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My dog is on antibiotic cephalexin 750 mg 2x a day For swelling of forehead above eye. Ct scan did not show much Now he is itching and biting hair and skin. This always happens this time of year. Alle… read more
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My dog has sprained tail as far as I can tell.He came in from
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My 45-50lb dog has seasonal allergies that occur 2x per year.
My 45-50lb dog has seasonal allergies that occur 2x per year. We have a prescription for prednisone that we usually use in conjunction with a shot given by the vet. Is there anyway to avoid the shot a… read more
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I have a 45 lb Beagle and the vet prescribed Prednisone for
I have a 45 lb Beagle and the vet prescribed Prednisone for her allergies, but I lost the dosage information. How much should I give her per day?… read more
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we have our shihtzu on 1/2 tablet of prednisalone(5 mg total )
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My white Mini Schnauser was prescribed 5mg of prednisone in
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My dog has been having problems since November, she is now going to a specialist for her runny nose, difficulty breathing, sneezing etc. She was with the regular vet who tried anti-biotics and benadry… read more
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I have a three year old maltese poodle who began reverse sneezing
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