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My pug is on rimadyl 25mg is ibuprofen an acceptable

My pug is on...

My pug is on rimadyl 25mg is ibuprofen an acceptable substitute (otc ) for her pain

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the dog's name and age?

Dixie, she is 9 years old

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Dixie?

Dixie is overweight 21 lbs but otherwise healthy

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12/30/2017
DocPaul
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Hi

Dr. Paul Brazzell here

No to the Ibuprofen., There are much better and safer at home anti-inflammatories

Do you want me to give you some alternatives?

Paul

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Please, that would be great.!

Okay :)

I would try Aspirin at 10.0 mg/pound twice daily with food

If that does not help then you can try Acetominophen at 15.0 mg/kg twice daily

I hope that helps!

Update me in 24 hours to let me know how things are working

Okay?

Paul

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