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I have an older potbelly pig. What can I give her for pain,

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I have an older...

I have an older potbelly pig. What can I give her for pain, over the counter

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

Her name is ***** ***** she is about 12 years old

Veterinarian's Assistant: How old is Penny?

12

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

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Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Large Animal Veterinary
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Large Animal Vet: Joan, Veterinary Technician replied 4 months ago
Joan
Joan, Veterinary Technician
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Hello,

My name Is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 35+ years. I would like to assist you.

The safest medication you can give for Pain over the counter is Plain Buffered Aspirin and this is given at 325 mg twice a day.. THis is meant to be short term until you can have Penny seen by her Vet.

Please hit reply for and questions. If I have addressed your concerns, please take a moment to rate my service 5 stars.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you, ***** ***** give Penny the aspirin.
Large Animal Vet: Joan, Veterinary Technician replied 4 months ago

You are welcome! Th Buffered aspirin should help. If I have addressed your concerns, pelase take a moment to rate my service 5 stars.

Joan

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I will pay the $5.00 for this answer but I do not want to join and pay monthly. Can I get a refund for the month that you have charged me for?
Large Animal Vet: Joan, Veterinary Technician replied 4 months ago

I do not have anything to do with the finances, but will send to customer service.

Joan

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you! will they contact me this same way
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