When ‘Doing No Harm’ in Veterinary Medicine Can Mean Doing Nothing at All | petMD

Veterinary medicine is no exception to the principle of primum non nocere. Like all doctors, I am expected to maintain the best interests of my patients above all else.

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How much do we know about the safety of NSAID therapy in dogs?  – What’s new – Veterinary Prescriber

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used widely to relieve pain, with or without in… (RT @VPrescriber: How much do we know about the safety of NSAID therapy in dogs?

Daniel Beatty‘s insight:

So basically we really don’t know??? I have seen all of the adverse reactions that are described in this article including elevated liver enzymes, but this study suggests the liver enzyme elevation may not be related to NSAID use. I agree with this article that more research needs to be done. 

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