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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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He has had muscle spasms in the past that is why I have

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He has had muscle spasms in the past that is why I have these drugs to give him when needed. Tonight, he cannot stand and seems in quite a bit of pain when he tries to. Don't want to od him, but would like to give him a pain pill and muscle relaxer unless one my work better than the other?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Max, approximately 11. He's a rescue
JA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about Max?
Customer: He has auto immune
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 9 months ago.

Hello, I'm Dr Gary. I've been practicing veterinary medicine since 2007. I look forward to helping with your questions/ concerns.

Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 9 months ago.

What meds do you have at home for him?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
50mg Tramadol and 500mg of Methocarbamol. He is approx 48lbs. Can I give him 1 of each?
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
No thank you. I don't need a call just an answer. Don't want to OD him. Will be taking him to my vet in the morning.
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 9 months ago.

You can give up to 100 mg of Tramadol every 6-12 hours. You can also give 500 mg of Methocarbamol every 6-8 hours.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Thank you very much.
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 9 months ago.

No problem, happy to help.