What are the side effects?
Side effects include loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, dark or tarry stools, increased thirst and urination, lethargy, in coordination, seizure or behavioral changes. Symptoms of an allergic reaction to this medication can include facial swelling, hives and rash. It is important to stop therapy and contact your veterinarian immediately if you think your dog has a medical problem or side effect from Rimadyl therapy. If you have additional questions about possible side effects, talk to your veterinarian.
Rimadyl for dogs is more effective than treating with joint pain supplements such as Cosequin.
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The fist step in managing your dog’s pain is to recognize it. Pain associated with arthritis or hip dysphasia is easily treatable with this prescription drug. Ordering through your vet is costly but you can find it online at a great discount.
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