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Is it safe to give tramadol with rimadyl, An older beagle

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is it safe to give tramadol with rimadyl
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with the dog?
Customer: An older beagle that has hurt his back jumping. Our vet is out of town.
JA: What is the beagle's name and age?
Customer: Cash ? 8years
JA: How old is Cash?
Customer: 8
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Cash?
Customer: hes a bit overweight
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Yes, it's dosed at 2 -5 mg per pound of body weight up to thrice daily. In fact, the combination of tramadol, carprofen (Rimadyl), and methocarbamol (a skeletal muscle relaxant) is commonly prescribed when addressing degenerative disk disease in dogs. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

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