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Second opinion] Is mucinex ok...
Second opinion] Is mucinex ok for dog that has seizures? I'm asking about oral only not IV.
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 11 months ago

Is your companion taking any medication at this time?

How often are you seeing seizures?

For what purpose are you hoping to give the mucinex?

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