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This is not a common homeopathy used in pets.
In addition, with the degree of difficulty she is having, I have no idea why someone would not recommend the following types of treatment, which may be exceedingly better than this supplement.
A few common medications prescribed by vets (not all options,but many of the most common choices): NSAIDS,
*A muscle relaxant is generally used for a few days and complements a anti-inflammatory or pain medication
Currently, one of my favorite joint support supplements on the market is Dasuquin or Cosequin. Here is some more information about it. Many veterinarians and clients have observed that after a few months on a quality joint support product, they can often reduce the dose of the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications there pets may already be taking. A supplement can take several weeks to observe benefit, so it is important additional anti-inflammatory or pain medications are used in the meantime.
Product Information about Dasuquin / Cosequin
Also, an incredible clinically tested food to help with joint problems is J/D.
Another supplement to review would be Adequan injections for joint health. These injections are also quite popular and have helped many pets with arthritic disease.
Additional supplements for dog pain:
I would not bother, at all, with Rhus tox. Well worth a veterinary consultation to get a good non-steroidal anti-inflammatory, start a quality joint support supplement, and see if helpful.
If you do, she is a smaller size pet, so would only wean on to this supplement to try and avoid stomach upset.
I have also researched, and find the "lack of" dosing suggestion for Rhus tox concerning.
So, I could only suggest if you were to give it, you only start with 1 tablet for a few days, assess response, then build up to 2 tablets, and so on...
Make sure your vet is aware you are giving this product.
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Based on the above, starting the 6c seems suitable, but again, unknown of how much benefit for her by itself.
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Thats fine i will not give the rhus tox but start a joint supplement whilst waiting a vets appointment. Would you recommend any one over the other at all that you have suggested.
For joint support:
Love Dasuquin...and its available over-the-internet
But, takes about 4-6 weeks potentially for best benefit.
Thats great i will go for that and book in to see the vet for pain releif in the meantime.
Your welcome. Good lUck
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