Tramadol for Dogs
- Gives relief from various causes of pain, including post-surgery pain
- It is used to get rid of the chronic pain
- Can make use of this medicine with or as an alternative to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
- Its huge benefit is that it is Sold per pill
Things to remember
The use of Tramadol by humans leads to Seizures. Similarly, if your pet is having a Seizures history, avoid giving this medicine to it. The sudden withdrawal of giving this medicine to the pets should be avoided as this sudden withdrawal may lead to various symptoms such as anxiety, nausea, diarrhea, tremors, chills, and breathing problems.
You are required to consult a veterinarian if your pet is allergic to any kind of allergies such as kidney disease, liver disease, or a stomach disorder.
How should tramadol be given?
You are required to give the dosage of the medicine to your pet as prescribed by the doctor. To cure the pain relief, the common dosage is 0.45-1.8 mg/lb according to the pet’s weight given by mouth every 8-12 hours. And in order to treat chronic cancer pain in dogs, the general dose is 0.45-1.8 mg/lb of pet’s weight given by mouth every 6 hours.
Side Effects of Tramadol on pets
The harmful effect that Tramadol cause over pets is hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat. If your pet is suffering from any of these symptoms, then you are required to call the veterinarian immediately.
Less harmful side effects on pets of this medicine are drowsiness, and weakness; vomiting, constipation, loss of appetite; blurred vision; insomnia.