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Pet Medication Chart

 

PRINTABLE human-canine medicines from Aspirin & Amoxicillin to Tetracycline and Vitamin B, indications, precautions, plus kilograms to pounds, weight and volume conversions.

 

 

 

Dog Medicine Dosage Chart

Compiled by Delilah Penn

 

Click to Print OTC (Over-The-Counter) human medicines conversion chart

for your dog by dosage per weight and how often.

Always check with your veterinarian before administering any of these Canine "Dog" dosages/medications.

 

Buffered Aspirin ~ DOSAGE: 5 mg per lb every 12 hrs ~ COMMON USE: Pain relief, anti-inflammatory

Vitamin B ~ DOSAGE:  to 2 ml subcutaneously every 24 hrs ~ COMMON USE:Used as appetite stimulant

Benadryl ~ DOSAGE: Up to 2 mg per lb every 8 hrs ~ COMMON USE: Treat allergies, itching, etc.

Dramamine ~ DOSAGE: Up to 50 mg every 8 hrs ~ COMMON USE: Used to reduce motion (car) sickness

Hydrogen Peroxide 3% ~ DOSAGE: 10 ml by mouth every 15 minutes ~ COMMON USE: Induces vomiting after ingestion of poison

Epinephrine 1:1000 ~ DOSAGE: 1/10 to ml intramuscular/subcutaneously ~ COMMON USE: Treats reactions after stings, bites or meds

Pepto Bismol ~ DOSAGE: 1 teaspoon per 10 lbs every 6-8 hrs ~ COMMON USE: Relieves vomiting or stomach gas, diarrhea

Imodium (loperamide)  ~ DOSAGE: 2 mg pill per 40 lbs 2-3 times per day (no more than 2 days) ~ COMMON USE: For diarrhea

Kaopectate ~ DOSAGE: 1 ml per lb every 2 hrs ~ COMMON USE: For diarrhea

Di Gel Liquid ~ DOSAGE: Up to 4 tablespoons every 8 hrs ~ COMMON USE: Antacid and anti-gas

Pepcid (famotidine) ~ DOSAGE: one 10 mg pill per 20 lbs every 12-24 hrs ~ COMMON USE: Antacid, ulcer or GI issues

Mineral Oil ~ DOSAGE: Up to 4 tablespoons daily ~ COMMON USE: Used to eliminate constipation

Tylenol (Acetaminophen) ~ DOSAGE: Not recommended ~ COMMON USE: 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  Do not use outdated medications and ALWAYS follow the advice of your veterinarian when using antibiotics.  Antibiotics fight bacterial infections NOT viral infections.

 

Amoxicillin ~ DOSAGE: 5 mg per lb every 12 hrs  ~  Ampicillin ~ DOSAGE: 10 mg per lb every 6 hrs

Tetracycline ~ DOSAGE: 10 mg per lb every 8 hrs  ~  Erythromycin tablets ~ DOSAGE: 5 mg per lb every 8 hrs

PEN BP-4; each ml includes 150,000 units each of penicillin G. Benzathine/Penicillin G. Procaine ~ DOSAGE: 1 cc per 20 lbs every 48 hrs subcutaneously

Procaine Penicillin; 300,000 units per ml ~ DOSAGE: 1 ml per 30 lbs subcutaneously

 

Normal Temperatures in Fahrenheit

Canine = 101.5 F  ~  Feline = 101.5 F  ~  Equine = 100.5 F  ~  Elephant = 97 F  ~  Human = 98.6 F

 

Weights & Conversions

1 kilogram (kg) = 2.204 pounds (lb)  ~  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

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