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My vet suspects my dog has a gastric ulcer due to metacalm

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My vet suspects my dog has a gastric ulcer due to metacalm use for 5 weeks pre and post cruciate ligament repair. Will this cause him to refuse food? Normally has a great appetite, been started on omeprazole today but refusing this too. I’ve managed to give one dose so far. Apparently RCC is 37 all other bloods normal
Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Ford
Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Ford?
Customer: Don’t think so he was vomiting Saturday and Sunday but settled with an anti emetic.
Assistant: Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did Ford eat anything unusual?
Customer: No no change from his usual diet all my socks are in pairs

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What medications has he prescribed to treat this?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Cimetidine at weekend. Switched to omeprazole 40mg OD todayGabapentin for leg pain but only had 1st dose of that tonight at 9pm


That makes sense

They should also add in Sulcrate if think i ulcer also misoprostol

Both of those will help protect and heal the stomach


Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Thank you. I plan on taking him back tomorrow evening if no better. I will suggest your advice

My pleasure

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