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what pain relief muscle strain

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what pain relief for dogs muscle strain
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 2 years ago.
Hello, I'm Dr. Deb and will do my best to help you today. As long as Kenco isn't vomiting and isn't currently taking any other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, then there are two over the counter options which can help with a strain or sprain. 1. Aspirin (the preferred choice)at a dose of 10 mg/lb twice a day or2. Acetaminophen at a dose of 5 mg/lb twice a dayBoth of these drugs should be given with food to avoid stomach upset. I wouldn't give Ibuprofen since there's such a narrow margin of safety.I would also leash walk only for 7-10 days and prohibit jumping off and on furniture, if at all possible. If improvement isn't seen within 2-3 days, then a vet visit may be prudent.I hope this helps. Deb
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Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 2 years ago.
Thanks for the rating and bonus; they're greatly appreciated.

And, best of luck with Kenco. Regards, Deb

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