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Pet Medication Chart

 

Suggested weight and volume measurement conversions and dosage precautions

 

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Dog Medicine Dosage Chart

 

OTC and prescription antibiotics, dosage schedule, precautions, canine conversion chart by weight, volume, measurement. PRINT THIS MEDICATION CHART

 

Compiled by Delilah Penn 

 

Always check with your veterinarian before administering any medications.

 

PRODUCT

CANINE DOSAGE (DOG)

COMMON USE

Buffered Aspirin

5 mg per lb every 12 hrs

Pain relief, anti-inflammatory

Vitamin B

to 2 ml subcutaneously every 24 hrs

Used as an appetite stimulant

Benadryl

Up to 2 mg per lb every 8 hrs

Treat allergies, itching, etc.

Dramamine

Up to 50 mg every 8 hrs

Used to reduce motion (car) sickness

Hydrogen Peroxide 3%

10 ml by mouth every 15 minutes

Used to induce vomiting after accidental ingestion of poison

Epinephrine 1:1000

1/10 to ml intramuscular or subcutaneously

Used to treat reactions following insect stings, bites or medications

Pepto Bismol

1 teaspoon per 5 lbs every 6 hrs

Used to relieve vomiting or stomach gas, diarrhea

Di Gel Liquid

Up to 4 tablespoons every 8 hrs

Antacid and anti-gas

Mineral Oil

Up to 4 tablespoons daily

Used to eliminate constipation

Kaopectate

1 ml per lb every 2 hrs

For diarrhea

Tylenol (Acteminophin)

Not recommended

Not recommended

 

The following are common antibiotic medications prescribed by veterinarians.  Do not use outdated medications and ALWAYS follow the advice of your veterinarian when using antibiotics.

 

PRODUCT

CANINE DOSAGE (DOG)

COMMON USE

Amoxicillin

5 mg per lb every 12 hrs

Treats bacterial infections

Ampicillin

10 mg per lb every 6 hrs

Treats bacterial infections

Tetracycline

10 mg per lb every 8 hrs

Treats bacterial infections

PEN BP-4

each ml includes 150,000 units each of penicillin G. Benzathine/Penicillin G. Procaine

1 cc per 20 lbs every 48 hrs subcutaneously

Treats bacterial infections

Procaine Penicillin

300,000 units per ml

1 ml per 30 lbs subcutaneously

Fights bacterial infections

Erythromycin tablets

5 mg per lb every 8 hrs

Fights bacterial infections

 

Weights & Conversions

1 kilogram (kg) = 2.2 pounds (lb) more precisely 2.204 lbs

1 kilogram = 1000 grams (gm)

1 gram = 1,000 milligrams (mg)

1 milligram (mg) = 1/65 grain

Volumes

1 ml = 1 cc

15 drops = 1 ml

1 teaspoon (tsp) = 5 ml

1 tablespoon (tbs) = 15 ml

1 ounce (oz) = 30 ml

Temperatures in Fahrenheit

Normal Canine = 101.5 F

Normal Feline = 101.5 F

Normal Equine = 100.5 F

Normal Elephant = 97 F

Normal Human = 98.6 F

 

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