Is Rimadyl Right for Your Dog?

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What is Rimadyl?

Is Rimadyl Right for Your Dog?

As we've all heard, arthritis can be extremely painful. And pets are just as much at risk of suffering from the condition as humans. What can you do to help relieve some of your beloved pet's pain? Try Rimadyl. Rimadyl is an anti-inflammatory, non-steroidal, medication that can only be obtained by getting a prescription from a veterinarian. To save money, you can ask your vet for a written prescription and have it filled at an online pet pharmacy.

Rimadyl, however, isn't for all dogs—some may have an intolerance for it. If your dog is prescribed this medication look for the following signs of intolerance:

• Vomiting
• Diarrhea
• Loss of appetite

These symptoms may point to serious side effects involving the kidneys, liver, or digestive tract. If you notice any of these symptoms, contact your veterinarian immediately for instructions.

   

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