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PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse
Category: Dog Veterinary
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Experience:  15 yrs experience in vet med, 8 in emergency med. Founder of a non-profit animal rescue
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12 y/o Beagle with Thyroid carcinoma, invasive, 5 large

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12 y/o Beagle with Thyroid carcinoma, invasive, 5 large pulmonary mets (up to 15cm). Weight 33.4 pounds. Takes Tramadol 25 mg q 8 hours. For breakthrough I'm using my oxycodone broken to 1.25mg. Second Palladia dose today. My vet has supported 3 of my dogs with Fentanyl patches in the past. I'm a RN with 44 years in ICU/Oncology. Now he has clammed up with all the public pressure and will not prescribe Fentanyl. Shame the dog suffers.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your beagle?
Customer: Hepatic and Renal function normal.
JA: What is the beagle's name?
Customer: Ginger
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

Good morning, JACustomer.

I'm very sorry to hear this. It may be worth having a consultation performed by another veterinarian who might be more willing to prescribe this medication, perhaps someone that works in veterinary oncology. If you'd like me to look into this for you and see if I can find someone else for you to see who may have a vested interest in this speciality, please let me know. I will need your city, state and zip code.

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Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?