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Can I give her doxycycline with prednisolone, She has

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Can I give her doxycycline with prednisolone
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the dog?
Customer: She has allergys and her feet get inflamed and red and has been seen several times at our vet for this problem. All the medication was given by the vet. Just making sure I can give them together
JA: What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Faith 10
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Faith?
Customer: No
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.

Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!

This is a great question and doxycycline and prednisone are often given in conjunction in immune mediated or viral disorders so you are safe to administer them together. I will always recommend separating by at least an hour the first 1-2 administrations with food to ensure that if there is an upset stomach from one or the other we will know which one is the culprit but once you pass the first 24 hours you can administer together as long as there is something in Faith's stomach

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you so much! This has been a great help
Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.

You are very welcome, best of luck to you and Faith :)

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Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.

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