In this VETgirl online veterinary blog, we interview Dr. Katie Tolbert, DVM, DACVIM, PhD at Texas A&M University. In veterinary medicine, we often use sucralfate, omeprazole, and H2 blockers like famotidine. Do they help reduce gastric acid? Should we be using them in every single patient in the hospital? Should we be using antacids in cats and dogs, and what about long term?

  1. Most comments seems directed toward cats than dogs…I am owner not a tech but my dog is senior w/GI issues and has been prescribed famotidine, Sucralfate, and Pepcid over the years. Some of those periods the drugs did little good to really help her because the problem was misdiagnosed…

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