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Experience:  Over 14 years of clinical veterinary experience
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My dog was prescribed Flagyl and Carafate last Thursday, for

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Hi there! My dog was prescribed Flagyl and Carafate last Thursday, for diarrhea. Her diarrhea has been resolved, but there are still 3-4 days left of the prescriptions. Can I take her off the medicine? She is out of sorts lately, and I believe it is the medicine's side affects
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with your dog?
Customer: Hi there! My dog was prescribed Flagyl and Carafate last Thursday, for diarrhea. Her diarrhea has been resolved, but there are still 3-4 days left of the prescriptions. Can I take her off the medicine? She is out of sorts lately, and I believe it is the medicine's side affects
JA: Where does your dog seem to hurt?
Customer: She is just unsettled and weaker than usual
JA: Can you see anything that looks wrong or different?
Customer: ^
JA: Is your dog eating normally?
Customer: Yes
JA: OK. No appetite problems. Is your dog having trouble peeing or pooing?
Customer: No not at all, she is back to normal!
JA: What is the dog's name?
Customer: Khione
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Khione?
Customer: She is about 12 years old, and we have had a stressful summer of moving and traveling, which i believe what lead to the diarrhea. Other than that, she is herself
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 13 days ago.

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