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Have you ever given your pet medicine that is aimed for humans?

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I think we have all heard horror stories of owners giving their pet medicine that was prescribed or aimed for humans. A lot of the time owners think they are helping their pet, not realising the damage they could do when dose, drug concentration etc. is a lot different between humans and animals.

Have you ever given your pet medicine that was prescribed or aimed at humans? Or have you heard any horror stories on this subject?

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No WAY!!!
Good grief what's the world coming too?

Human medicine is totally for humans.
I just shake my head and wonder.
Why anyone would do that is beyond me.
No I would never do that!
No, but I have had meds prescribed for my pet that are also prescribed for humans. I think that is why some folks think they are interchangeable...
No. There is no way I would do this. I would never use medicine prescribed for my dog or cat for myself and I would never use tablets or ointments intended for humans on my pets.
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