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What are NSAIDs for Dogs?

Has your canine companion been prescribed NSAIDs? If so, make sure you talk to your vet to find out what the NSAIDs are for and what kind of improvement or changes you should see in your dog while he is on this medication. NSAIDs stand for Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs. They are most often prescribed for the reducing of pain and swelling or even stiffness all of which is often (but now always) associated with joint pain, arthritis, trauma, recent surgical procedures, etc. NSAIDs can be prescribed for various reasons so it’s important to find out from your vet what the medication will do for your dog. It's also important that you only give your dog his NSAIDs and the dosage prescribed. People NSAIDs can be different and shouldn’t be given unless prescribed by your veterinarian Burlington, ON. Side effects of taking NSAIDs include behavior changes, changes in appetite, skin redness, starts vomiting, diarrhea, etc. 

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