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Several potential medications can help arthritic pets. Steroids (cortisone, etc.), NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) and cartilage protectants.
You should consider discussing all these options with your pet's veterinarian. There may be medications other than steroids that can help. Some tests may also be needed to diagnosis how severe the problem is currently and where it is present.
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