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Over-the-counter Medications Safe For Pets For anyone whos pet is ill:)

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Over-The-Counter Medications You Can Give To Your Pet


Info is Listed in the following order:




How Often


Buffered Aspirin

For dogs only. Pain relief, anti-inflammatory.

1 tablet per 60 Lbs.

2 times per day


Baby Aspirin

For dogs only. Pain relief, anti-inflammatory.

1 tablet per 15 Lbs.

2 times per day



Treat allergies, itching, reaction to insect stings, etc.

1 mg. per 1 Lb.

2 times per day



Not for animals with glaucoma or bladder problems. Reduce car sickness.

3-25 Lb. pet - 12.5 mg.

26-50 Lb. pet - 25 mg.

51 Lb. + pet - 50 mg.

Give at least 1 hour prior to travel, no more than once a day



For dogs only. Relieve vomiting or stomach gas, diarrhea.

1 tsp. per 20 Lbs.

Every 6 hours


Hydrogen Peroxide 3%

To induce vomiting after accidental ingestion of a poison.

1 Tbls. per 10 Lbs.

Up to 3 times, 10 minute intervals, until vomiting occurs


Mineral Oil

Eliminate constipation.

Dogs: up to 4 Tbls.

Cats: up to 2 Tbls.

Daily, as needed


Never give the following meds to animals:

Acetaminophen, Tylenol, Ibuprofen, Motrin, Nuprin, or Alieve.

-Kind of makes you wonder why WE take them, Hmmmmm!


Notice from truefusion:
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Putting majority of post in quotes for two reasons: For being similar and for being a list.

Edited by truefusion (see edit history)

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