Posts tagged "pain relief cats"

Reader Questions: NSAID's a Good Idea for Dogs, Cats; Warty Dog; Spayed/Neutered Diet

Reader Questions: NSAID's a Good Idea for Dogs, Cats; Warty Dog; Spayed/Neutered Diet
Q: My dog has bad arthritis in his knee. I’ve read a lot of stuff about Rimadyl that scares me, so I’m thinking of using Zubrin — or do you have any suggestions about what might be safer? — V.W., via Cyberspace A: Well, you’re not going to use Zubrin. The drug is no longer... Read more »

Pay Attention If You're Using Metacam for Cats

According to the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association Online News,  Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica is adding a boxed warning about use of Metacam for cats to the product’s labeling. Metacam is the company’s brand-name version of meloxicam, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used for pain relief. The boxed warning reads as follows: “Repeated use of... Read more »
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