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Are dogs able to take Metformin for pain. Abbygail 6 yrs old…

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Are dogs able to...

Are dogs able to take Metformin for pain

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

Abbygail 6 yrs old 100 lbs

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

My vet took x rays of her spine because of swelling. Showed 3 disks protruded outward. She has had 3 chiropractic app's, end 2 acupuncture treatments. I have her on pet form in, but I am looking for inflamation

Submitted: 16 days ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 16 days ago
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Hi

Dr. Paul Brazzell here

Metformin is a diabetes drug as you know

Would you like some alternates for pain control?

Paul

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