When Should NSAIDs Be Used?

September 22, 2017

Daniel Edge, DVM, MBA, manager of veterinary operations at Zoetis, explains the broad use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for pain management.

Daniel Edge, DVM, MBA, manager of veterinary operations at Zoetis, explains the broad use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for pain management. NSAIDs are used broadly in veterinary medicine, but mostly for osteoarthritic dogs or dogs who have just underwent surgery.

These drugs not only help with pain, but also act as an anti-inflammatory, which is an important aspect of the healing process.