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6 YEAR OLD GOLDEN CAME BACK FROM A RUN LETHARGIC AND

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6 YEAR OLD GOLDEN...

6 YEAR OLD GOLDEN CAME BACK FROM A RUN LETHARGIC AND LIMPING. HAS A HARD TIME GETTING UP BUT DOES. WE HAVE AN OLD RX 2012 FOR BOTH RIMADYL 75 MG.AND TRAMADOL 50MG . HAVE BEEN USING THESE FOR YEARS SINCE WE ARE ON OUR 7TH RESCUED PAIR OF GOLDENS. CAN HE TAKE BOTH AT THE SAME TIME SINCE ONE IF FOR PAIN AND THE OTHER IS FOR ARTHRITIS ?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Expert will know how to help the dog. What is the dog's name?

GHILLIE.

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about GHILLIE?

NO, HE LIVES TO CHASE JACK RABBITS IN THE DESERT.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Altman, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

I am so sorry to hear that Ghillie is in discomfort. Yes the rimadyl and tramadol can be combined safely, rimadyl is twice daily with food while tramadol can be every 8 hours (may sedate)

CLICK HERE for links to rimadyl use/ dosage

CLICK HERE to link for tramadol use/ dosage

I hope this information is helpful, along with soft circular massage up and down each leg as well as up/ down the spine. Please keep him restricted for a few weeks to ensure proper healing then slow return to activity

Please let me know how else I can assist you both today

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