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prescription

Why did the vet prescribe spironolactone?
Medicines
Why did the vet prescribe spironolactone?
Spironolactone is a mild diuretic that can be used to manage different conditions from heart failure to hepatic failure, hyperaldosteronism, hypertension and kidney disease. It’s a very useful drug… but there are loads o…
May 3, 2022 • 58 shares
Why did the vet prescribe amoxicillin?
Medicines
Why did the vet prescribe amoxicillin?
Ever wondered exactly why your vet prescribed a medication? Well, if so, we can help! In this article, vet Sarah takes a look at one of the most common prescriptions - a drug called amoxicillin.
January 26, 2022 • 58 shares
Why are vet medicines so expensive?
Controversial topics
Why are vet medicines so expensive?
One of the most common complaints that people have about keeping pets is the cost of veterinary bills. The majority of owners understand that there is no NHS for animals, so expect there to be a charge of some kind for t…
November 21, 2021 • 355 shares
Why did the vet prescribe grapiprant?
Dogs
Why did the vet prescribe grapiprant?
Thankfully, the world of pain relief for our pets has come on leaps and bounds in recent years. With newer drugs and improved access to complementary treatments, such as physiotherapy and hydrotherapy, dogs with osteoart…
September 22, 2021 • 70 shares
Why did the vet prescribe cyclosporine?
Medicines
Why did the vet prescribe cyclosporine?
Cyclosporine is a treatment that many people won’t have heard of. It was first used in humans to prevent rejection after an organ transplant. In veterinary medicine, it is used for two main purposes - to reduce inflammat…
July 18, 2021 • 32 shares
Can I get a prescription for my pet's medicine?
Save money
Can I get a prescription for my pet's medicine?
Vets have been one stop shops in the UK for many years. Your pet is examined and your medication dispensed immediately. In acute illness or emergency situations this is ideal as you can start treatment immediately. When…
October 29, 2020 • 40 shares • 14 comments
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