iluvk9 wrote:Okay. So I feel like such an irresponsible dog owner and idiot.
Harleybird stopped gacking. He was eating a good amount of canned ID mixed with my regular canned.
So, being a freaking know-it-all, I started decreasing the Reglan. He turned IMPOSSIBLE to get the pills into, so I stopped since he seemed to be okay. He was off it for a week. A few days ago he started gacking again.
I brought him to Vet today and he wasn't happy with me. We are starting from square one with Reglan, Pepcid and adding Sucralfate (from the human pharmacy).
Vet said after I STICK WITH THE PROGRAM he can determine if this is just a 9 year old dog with inflamed insides or he has to "scope him" to see if something more is going on in there.
Really, I feel like I failed my Harleybird.
Can you ask about getting the Reglan in injectable form and just give it sub-q?
PoodleMaMaKat wrote:FYI... Reglan (metoclopromide) comes in a liquid, also available at the people pharmacy. That may be easier to shoot down his throat in an oral syringe. But it may depend on what strength he's on. It also smells AMAZING!! Butterscotch I believe But I'm with ya on the injections... They are not for me!!
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