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Q. My Vet told me that I can give Tylenol to my dog yet your article states exactly the opposite. Why is this?

Answered By
ANGEL ALVARADO

A. Although acetaminophen can be given to dogs, there is a VERY narrow margin of safety. The risk of irreparable liver damage is high with an overdose. For this reason and because there are more effective and safer NSAIDs available, it is rarely recommended. You should discuss your concerns and other options for pain management with your veterinarian.


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