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Is Your Dog is Taking an NSAID? (Rimadyl, carprofen, Metacam) This Supplement Can Protect Their Liver

Written by: Justin Palmer
Justin Palmer is a Certified Pet Food Nutrition Specialist and co-founder of Inspired by his rescued husky, Splash, he dedicated himself to learning about extending both the length and quality of her life. Splash lived and thrived until 18 years old, and now Justin is on a mission to share what he learned with other dog owners.Read more
| Published on January 2, 2019

Is your dog taking any of the following NSAIDS (Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)?

  • carprofen (Novox or Rimadyl)
  • firocoxib (Previcox)
  • deracoxib (Deramaxx)
  • meloxicam (Metacam )

If your answer is yes, your veterinarian will likely recommend S-Adenosyl Methionine (SAM-e) to help maintain proper liver function. SAM-e protects the liver from damage caused by regular use of NSAIDS and supports cell regeneration and helps counteract canine cognitive dysfunction.

Related: 10 Best Liver Supplements for Dogs

In addition to liver support, studies have also shown it’s ability to help alleviate the symptoms of joint pain. This can be especially synergistic as many people are already giving their dog an NSAID for the purpose of treating joint pain & inflammation.

SAM-e does not required a prescription and can be purchase online. When choosing a SAM-e supplement, always look for:

  • MADE IN THE USA in FDA, USDA and FSIS regulated manufacturing facilities for safety and purity.
  • VITAMINS: A supplement should also include amino acids, B Vitamins, B6 and Zinc.
  • HIGH ABSORPTION RATE: Our special enteric coating allows the tablets to survive through the stomach and be properly absorbed in the small intestine.

Project Paws SAM-e Advanced is recommended to help maintain proper liver health and brain function in dogs. Like all Project Paws products, its covered by the Project Paws Promise: if you’re not completely satisfied within 90 days, we’ll refund your purchase no matter how much you’ve used.

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These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. The information on this website is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional. 

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