Antiinflamatory doses recommended for reptiles

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Antiinflamatory doses recommended for reptiles

Postby kingofnobbys » Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:55 am

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ref Mader's Reptile and Amphibian Medicine and Surgery p1163
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Re: Antiinflamatory doses recommended for reptiles

Postby CooperDragon » Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:50 pm

Good bit of info to reference in case these are needed.
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Re: Antiinflamatory doses recommended for reptiles

Postby Aaradimian » Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:31 am

Just curious, are anti-inflammatory drugs used to help with gout pain in beardies?
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Re: Antiinflamatory doses recommended for reptiles

Postby Drache613 » Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:53 pm

Hello,

These particular anti-inflammatory medications usually aren't used for gout cases. Sometimes
they will prescribe Metacam for septic arthritis caused from uric acid crystals or simply from
metabolic bone disease symptoms.
A really good anti-inflammatory medication often used in combination with Allopurinol for gout
is Colchicine. The problem with these classes of medications is that they can't be given for long
periods of time & can also cause adverse symptoms such as diarrhea & dehydration.

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