Is it safe to give my dog Vicodin?

You would not want to accidentally give your dog an inappropriate dose of any drug, much less something as strong as Vicodin. If you call your veterinarian, they may be able to recommend a dose for administration before seeing her as they are familiar with your dog and her particular health problems.

Can you give a dog hydrocodone and acetaminophen?

This combination formula (Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen) is not recommended unless you are being advised by your vet. Do not attempt to reduce your dog’s pain with a leftover supply of Vicodin.

What kind of pain medication is Vicodin made of?

Vicodin contains a combination of acetaminophen and hydrocodone. Hydrocodone is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic.

Is it safe to give my dog pain medication?

These medications, including anti inflammatory drugs and others, were developed to address human pain specifically and are therefore unsafe to give your dog. Instead of easing pain for your pup, they can potentially do a lot more harm than good.

Can dogs be given Tylenol or aspirin for pain?

Over-the-counter (OTC) pain meds and other human medications can be very dangerous and even fatal for dogs. Dogs should not be given ibuprofen (Advil), acetaminophen (Tylenol), aspirin or any other pain reliever made for human consumption except under the direction of a veterinarian.

Can I give Lortab to my dog for pain?

Hydrocodone bitartrate (brand names: Tussigon®, Hycodan®, Vicodin®, Norco®, Lortabs®) is an opiate agonist used to treat pain and cough in dogs. Its use in dogs to treat pain and cough is ‘off label’ or ‘extra-label’. Many drugs are commonly prescribed for off label use in veterinary medicine. In these instances, follow your veterinarian’s directions and cautions very carefully as their directions may be significantly different from those on the label. How is hydrocodone given?

Can a dog be given OxyContin for pain?

Because there can be complications with your pet that you may not even be aware of. But in general, yes dogs can take oxycodone, but again dosage varies by weight and human dosages don’t typically apply. To answer the question is Oxycodone the same as OxyContin?

Can a dog take Tylenol with codiene?

Hydrocodone with tylenol can be safely administered at the appropriate dosage for short term treatment of pain in dogs. Tylenol with codeine is also safe. My 110lb dog is currently taking tylenol 4 with codeine every 6-8 hours for pain. Tylenol 4 has 300mg tylenol and 60 mg codeine.