LIST FOR HOUSEHOLD MEDICINES; CONVERSIONS


ALWAYS CHECK WITH YOUR VETERINARIAN BEFORE ADMINISTERING ANY MEDICATIONS

 
PRODUCT CANINE DOSAGE COMMON USE
Buffered Aspirin 5 mg per lb every 12 hours Pain relief, anti-inflammatory
Vitamin B ½ to 2 ml SQ every 24 hours Used as appetite stimulant
Benadryl Up to 2 mg per lb every 8 hours

(
Somewhere on the label it will say X mg/ml. So lets say it's 5mg/ml In order to give a dose of 4mg you would give 0.8mls This is just an example)
 
Treats allergies, itching, etc.
Dramamine Up to 50 mg every 8 hours Used to reduce motion 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 ½ ml intramuscular or SQ Used to treat severe reactions following insect stings, bites or medications
Pepto Bismol 1 teaspoon per 5 lbs every 6 hours
Used to relieve vomiting or stomach gas, diarrhea
 
Di Gel Liquid Up to 4 tablespoons every 8 hours Antacid and anti-gas
Mineral Oil Up to 4 tablespoons daily Used to eliminate constipation
Kaopectate 1 ml per lb every 2 hours For diarrhea
Tylenol, Alieve, Motrin NEVER RECOMMENDED – NO NSAIDS OR ACTAMINOPHEN
 
WEIGHTS AND CONVERSIONS VOLUMES
1 kilogram (kg) = 2.2 pounds (lb) 1 ml = 1 cc
1 kilogram (kg) = 1000 grams (gm) 15 drops = 1 ml
1 gram = 1,000 milligrams (mg) 1 teaspoon (tsp) = 5 ml
1 milligram (mg) = 1/65 grain 1 tablespoon (tbs) – 15 ml
  1 ounce (oz) = 30 ml
 
TEMPERATURES IN FAHRENHEIT
Normal Canine 101.5 F
Normal Human 98.6 F