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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
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I am trying to help out a senior couple on a very limited

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Customer: I am trying to help out a senior couple on a very limited fixed income afford the 2 medications their dog needs.... Tussigon and Theophylline. Right now, they are paying $158 for a month and a half. Also, can the Tussigon be obtained at a human pharmacy?
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Customer: Chloe is a 10 yr old Chihuahua and was diagnosed 2 yrs ago with a clasped trachea. She is in excellent health except for that. i will pay for this information but kinda urgent needing the meds
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

Yes, both Tussigon (hydrocodone) and theophylline are human drugs available by prescription at a human pharmacy. Chloe's vet can write a script for these drugs which can be taken to Costco or Walmart for significant savings. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
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