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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience.
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I am just researching Cerenia. My cat is on it and

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Customer: I am just researching Cerenia. My cat is on it and apparently I was underdosing her since Thursday. I talked to the pharmacist who compounded the medicine and realized I needed to give her more. When I gave her more tonight she vomited. I wanted to make sure I did overdose her.
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: She wasn't eating much so we went to the vet. She had full blood work the weekend before Thanksgiving and she was fine. We just went for a check up. Then she started to not eat as much as she should so we started on Cerenia. This is a repeat of an issue that happened a little over 2 years ago.
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 11 months ago.

Maropitant (Cerenia) is dosed at 0.46 mg/lb daily in cats for up to 5 consecutive days. I'll need to the know the amount and concentration (in mg/mL) of the compounded Cerenia to know if she received the proper dose.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 11 months ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
Dr. Michael Salkin

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