my dog is going on 16 years, she is a middle size mix breed and has problems with her rear left leg and has started to fall alot, we took her to the vet who took x-rays and thought that she had some back injury, and gave her a shot of Dexasone and some Dexamethasone 25mg, to take for 5 days 2aday and then 1 for 5 days, and she came back to her normal self with no problem walking , but after being off the Meds for 6-10 days symptions come back again, and she was retreated with the same results again, but the vet thinks we should do a MRI to rule out a tumor, the only thing is I don't want her to go thu all that at her age , I just want her to live her remaining life in comfort. My quistion is how often can she be given a Dexasone injection???
Sincerely Ingelise Tiller
Instead of the injection, why don't you ask your vet about keeping her on the pills. The injection of dex ( azium) can be given after the effects wear off (every 2-3 dys). Good luck, vetcrae