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Korean Journal of Veterinary Research 2013;53(3):177-180.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.14405/kjvr.2013.53.3.177    Published online September 26, 2013.
Flurbiprofen toxicity in 2 dogs
Ye-Hyun Lee, Eui-Hwa Nam, Seol-Hee Park, Chi-Youn Song, Yong-Uk Lee, Jong-Myung Lee, Jung-Hoon Park, Cheol-Yong Hwang
College of Veterinary Medicine and Research Institute for Veterinary Science, Seoul National University
두 마리 개에서의 flurbiprofen 중독 2례
이예현, 남의화, 박설희, 송치윤, 이용욱, 이종명, 박정훈, 황철용
서울대학교 수의과대학
Two dogs were presented with melena, vomiting and depression after accidental swallowing of candy form of Strepsils (flurbiprofen), which is one of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs used in human medicine for controlling a sore throat. These dogs had common signs of anemia induced by gastrointestinal ulceration and hemorrhage with azotemia and leukocytosis. The dogs were treated with blood transfusion, fluid therapy, proton-pump inhibitor, antiemetics, mucus protectant and antibiotic. Although most of clinical signs of two dogs were resolved, azotemic problem with evidence of renal injury have remained.
Key Words: dogs, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), Strepsils (flurbiprofen), toxicity

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