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 Dr. Michael Salkin Your Own Question
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 28526
Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
Type Your Dog Veterinary Question Here...
Dr. Michael Salkin is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

My dog has been on sulfasalazine days, then off 1 day and

Customer Question

my dog has been on sulfasalazine for 7 days, then off 1 day and diarrhea came back is it ok to continue with this drug.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

Yes, in fact when prescribed for inflammatory large bowel disease in dogs, initial dosages of 10-25 mg/lb 2-3 times daily for 2-4 weeks are appropriate. After that period of time, the lower range of dosing is recommended and some dogs may require chronic therapy.

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 Briar. How is everything going?
Dr. Michael Salkin

Related Dog Veterinary Questions