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My Pomeranian has a collapsed trachea. What is a good over the counter cough medicine for this condition?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Coughing can be worrying. The Expert will know what you should do. What is your Pomeranian's name and age?

Lacy - 7

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

Perhaps a bit overweight - maybe a pound overweight

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Hello, this is Dr. Schmidt. Thank you for using JustAnswer. I would start her on some Benadryl, 1 mg/lb every 12 hours. This is an antihistamine that can help decrease the inflammation of the trachea and help with tracheal collapse in this way.

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I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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