How Much Chlorpheniramine Can You Give a Dog?


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According to Animal Shelter, the usual chlorpheniramine dosage for dogs is 2-8 milligrams every 8-12 hours. There is no FDA-approved dosage amount for chlorpheniramine, which is commonly prescribed by veterinarians.

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Dosage can vary depending on the size of the dog as well as on any underlying sicknesses of the dog. For instance, Canine Diabetes suggests that in the case of a liquid chlorphreniramine dosage, a dog weighing from one to five kilograms should receive one half to a whole teaspoon of the medicine two to three times daily. In the case of a 60 milligram tablet, dogs in the 5-10 kilograms weight class should receive one chlorphreniramine tablet two to three times daily, while three tabs should be administered to a dog over 25 kilograms.

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