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Some human Drugs that are safe for Dogs : Dogs Health care Articles; You should not prescribe any kind of drugs for your dog by yourself. Always consult with your veterinarian first. This list is provided as a guide only!... Some human Drugs that are safe for Dogs


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Some human Drugs that are safe for Dogs

Some human Drugs that are safe for Dogs

You should not prescribe any kind of drugs for your dog by yourself. Always consult with your veterinarian first. This list is provided as a guide only!


If a drug is NOT listed here, please do not assume it is safe to give to your dog, so always please consult your veterinarian first.




Common medicines and so called social "drugs" which definitely should not be given by owners to their pets are :

  • Paracetamol
  • Ibuprofen
  • Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
  • Alcohol of any kind
  • Benzocaine
  • The laxative phenolphthalein
  • Iron supplements
  • Vitamin D supplements
  • Nebuliser medications prescribed for asthma
  • Drugs used to control "fits" e.g. phenytoin (toxic in cats)
  • Caffeine (like coffee and tea)
  • Cannabis or any other illegal drug.


All of the above have been documented to cause serious illness - and are potentially fatal . NEVER assume what is safe for you and your children is safe for your pet.



Safe Household Medications for pets

The following is a list of common household human medications that can be used on pets. These Medications can be especially useful if you can't reach a veterinarian.


Product
Common Usage
Canine (dog) Dosage
Buffered Aspirin pain relieve, anti-inflammatory 5 mg per lg. every 12 hours
Vitamin B used as an appetite stimulant 1/2 to 2ml subcutaneously every 24 hours
Diphenhydramine
treats allergies, itching etc. 1/2mg per lb. every 8 hours (max dose 2mg per lb.)
Dramamine reduces motion (car) sickness up to 50mg every 8 hours
Hydrogen Peroxide 3% used to induce vomiting after accidental ingestion of poison 10ml by mouth every 15 minutes
Epinephrine 1:1000 used to treat reactions following medications, insect bites & stings 1/10 to 1/2ml intramuscular or subcutaneously
Pepto Bismol for diarrhea, vomiting & anti-gas 1 tsp per 5 lbs every 6 hours
Di Gel Liquid antacid and anti-gas up to 4 tbs every 8 hours
Mineral Oil eliminates constipation up to 4 tbs daily
Kaopectaterelieves diarrhea1 ml per lb. every 2 hours
Loratadinetreats allergies, itching etc.0.5 mg per 2.2 lbs, Daily



Antibiotic Dosages for pets
The following is a list of common antibiotics prescribed by veterinarians. Recommended dosages and common usage's are included. Please follow the advice of your veterinarian when using antibiotics.

Product
Common Usage
Canine (dog) Dosage
Amoxicillin used to fight bacterial infection 5 mg per lb. every 12 hours
Ampicillin used to fight bacterial infection 10 mg per lb. every 6 hours
Tetracycline used to fight bacterial infection 10 mg per lb. every 8 hours
PEN BP-48 used to fight bacterial infection 1 cc per 20lbs subcutaneously every 48 hours
Penicillin i300,000 units/mil used to fight bacterial infection 1 ml per 30 lbs. subcutaneously


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