Ketoprofen is what I take for arthritis and it really helps. I had no idea a cat could take this. It is in the Ibuprofen family I believe and I thought this as well as Tylenol (Acetaphenomen) would kill a cat.
Lorrie On 05-19, Margo wrote: > While I've never had a problem with metacam, I refuse it when possible. > When Gribble was first diagnosed as FeLV positive, his fever was very > high, an we neeed an anti-inflammatory. I chose Ketoprofen, and we had > good results. It was used for 5 days. For pain, I'd suggest > buprenorphine (Buprenex) or Tramadol, with my preference being the > buprenorphine, as it is both easy to give, and to adjust dose-wise. It > is often first prescribed at too high (in my opinion) a dose, but I have > good luck with starting at a lower dose and working up to an amount that > makes the cat comfortable but not loopy or groggy. Torb doesn't last > very long. > _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org