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My Llasapoo is having tarry diarrhea. I had him to the yet

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My Llasapoo is having tarry diarrhea. I had him to the yet mon. and he received Ivs, antibiotics and medication to coat his stomach . He is still having tarry diarrhea and not eating. Can I give him immodium? He is 10 yrs. old and 14.5 lbs.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Casey
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Casey?
Customer: They did an X-ray and said his small intestine was inflammed but no foreign objects.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Ellie replied 11 months ago.

You can give immodium, but it may interfere with the absorption of other medications so I recommend separating it from other medications by about 1-2 hours.