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# How much cetirizine to give a dog for itching?

## How much cetirizine to give a dog for itching?

The dosage per day is typically as follows: Weight of dog Dosage of cetirizine 0 – 15 lbs 5 mg (½ tablet) 16 – 39 lbs 10 mg (1 tablet) 40 lbs + 15 mg (1½ tablets) According to one study, a dosage of 0.45 mg/lb (1 mg/kg) once daily was sufficient to control itching in 18% of treated dogs.

## How many q8-12 hrs of codeine can a dog take?

Dose based on codeine (1-2 mg/kg q8-12 hrs)but limited by acetaminophen (not to exceed 10-15 mg/kg q8-12hrs) Example: 1-2 tablets listed at left per 30 kg dog q8-12hrs Canine Quick Dosage Sheet

## When to give Vetmedin chewable tablets to dogs?

Pharmacists on duty are available Monday-Friday, 9:30AM – 5:30PM EST and will be on call Saturday 12:00PM – 4:00PM EST for consultation. Use as directed by your veterinarian. Vetmedin chewable tablets should be given to your dog on an empty stomach, twice a day – ideally in the morning and at night (about 12 hours apart).

## How many milligrams of morphine does a dog take?

Morphine 0.5 ml (15 mg/ml) 0.03 mg/kg/hr Fentanyl 25 ml (0.05 mg/ml) 0.005 mg/kg/hr Hydromorphone 1.25 ml (2 mg/ml) 0.01 mg/kg/hr Methadone 3 ml (10 mg/ml) 0.12 mg/kg/hr 1 These are average dosages and can be increased or decreased depending on patient response. Created Date 12/28/2016 9:31:22 AM

## How many milligrams of pergolide in a tablet?

Permax (pergolide mesylate) is provided for oral administration in tablets containing 0.05 mg (0.159 µmol), 0.25 mg (0.795 µmol), or 1 mg (3.18 µmol) pergolide as the base.

## What is the base weight of pergolide mesylate?

The formula weight of the base is 314.5; 1 mg of base corresponds to 3.18 µmol. Permax (pergolide mesylate) is provided for oral administration in tablets containing 0.05 mg (0.159 µmol), 0.25 mg (0.795 µmol), or 1 mg (3.18 µmol) pergolide as the base.

## What are the side effects of pergolide for horses?

Horses with PCS are overweight with cresty necks, abnormal fat distribution, and frequently suffer from laminitis. They are not hirsute and do not respond to pergolide. Decreased appetite during the first week of treatment is the most-commonly reported side effect of Pergolide.

## When to start pergolide for a horse with ECS?

Clinical signs associated with ECS include hirsutism, polyuria, polydipsia, abnormal fat deposition, abnormal sweating patterns, laminitis, and decreased immune competence. Horses usually are started on a low dose of pergolide (0.5 mg/day) and re-evaluated by six weeks.