carrieinindy wrote:In regards to aspirin usage, I would give 5-10mg/# with a small meal and an H2 blocker (pepcid i.e. 30mg-for his weight- once to twice daily) to protect/prevent gastric irritation. If your vet finds that the hips are bothering him, he/she may recommend a "wash-out" period between changing types of NSAIDs. If that is the case, tramadol is a pain med that can help during this time frame. I think your idea of starting at the low end dosage is great until you can get in to see your vet. HTH!
Malli wrote:Please do make sure to tell the Vet that Truman has taken the Aspirin when you take him in.
You could also try offering him a Heating Pad or hot water bottle(s for the pony!) to see if it helps for some temporary relief.
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