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Hello Canine dosage of penicillin VK for 80 pounder that

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Hello: Canine dosage of penicillin VK for 80 pounder that has two small ot medium puncture wounds in rear leg from a dog bite? Vet will see me on Saturday, said only to keep clean. I figured antibiotic ointment and oral antibiotic. Wound holes are smaller than a pencil and 3/8 to 1/2 in deep.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Rick DVM replied 5 years ago.

Thanks for your question, my name isXXXXX and hopefully I can be of some assistance.

 

Assuming the drug was prescribed for your dog previously, the dose for Penicillin VK for an 80 lb. dog is as follows:

 

Penicillin V 250mg - 1 tablet by mouth twice daily with food.

 

Any inappetance, vomiting or diarrhea, stop the medication immediately and call your veterinarian.

 

I hope this answer was helpful.

 

Positive feedback is much appreciated.

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Thank you. Good job.
Expert:  Dr. Rick DVM replied 5 years ago.
No worries. Good luck.

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