Tramadol for pain relief in dogs. What's its place?

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  • Speciality Small animal
  • Course type Online
  • Job Role/Target Audience Veterinary surgeon
  • Skill level Introduction
  • CPD Hours 1
  • Duration 30 minutes
  • Price Subscription: monthly £19.99; annual £109.45

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Reviews the evidence on tramadol’s efficacy in the management of postoperative and chronic pain, and on adverse effects. Looks at the legal requirements around the use of tramadol and potential for misuse and dependence. Tackles the dilemma of what to do when NSAIDs are contraindicated, not tolerated or insufficiently effective but evidence on alternatives is weak.

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