Your vet may recommend minimal pain medication for cats after a dental cleaning.
Surgery may need stronger or longer-lasting drugs.
Common opioids include fentanyl and buprenorphine. Your vet may give your cat opioids before and during a surgery to lessen pain response and anesthesia, and they may be sent home as short-acting or long-lasting pain relief.
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIDs) reduce inflammation, which causes discomfort and may worsen the day following surgery.
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If your cat has persistent discomfort, your vet may give NMDA receptor antagonists like amantadine.
Amantadine is an NMDA receptor antagonist that your vet may give for persistent cat discomfort.
Tabby Cat/Domestic shorthair. Although the aforementioned friendly cat breeds are great, some of the most loving kittens are alley cats.