Getting Lodonal (LDN) for your pet is often more difficult than it should be. Once Lodonal is FDA approved that will get much easier. In the mean time while it is still considered off-label try this.
The medication must be specially compounded based on the weight of the animal and is typically given each night to canine patients and each morning to feline patients (since they are nocturnal). If this sounds like something that might help your pet, please call us at (908) 725-1800 for an appointment or to speak to one of our veterinarians. Dr. Linda Piffer, a Summa Cum Laude graduate from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, has practiced at Somerset Veterinagy Group for over 23 years.
"Endorphins help control pain and focus the immune response to better attack invaders while lessening the likelihood of attacking one’s own cells. We have used this therapy to help palliate chronic arthritis pain in pets who do not tolerate other medications, to assist in treating some immune mediated disorders, and to help slow the growth of some cancers."