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Can a dog be given zofran for vomitting?

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Can a dog be given zofran for vomitting?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 2 years ago.

CriticalCareVet :

Welcome to JustAnswer! I am a licensed veterinarian and would be glad to help!

CriticalCareVet :

When did the vomiting start?

CriticalCareVet :

Is the stool normal?

Customer:

2 days ago. now he's pooping blood and throwing up worms also.

Customer:

are you there? i really need help

CriticalCareVet :

I am here.

CriticalCareVet :

Has he been vaccinated?

Customer:

he had one set but not two

CriticalCareVet :

Here are my concerns.

CriticalCareVet :

Can Zofran be given?

CriticalCareVet :

Yes - it can.

CriticalCareVet :

Zofran (LINK HERE)

CriticalCareVet :

But I worry these signs mean more...

CriticalCareVet :

A young puppy with signs of stomach upset as you listed above would most likely be sick from infectious causes, inflammatory causes, or eat something they shouldnt

In a young puppy - I am VERY worried about a specific infectious cause - parvovirus...

Click here to read more on Parvovirus: CLICK HERE

If your family veterinarian is not open and available for evaluation, I would use this link (HERE) to find an ER in your area for evaluation today.

Customer:

how much zofran i have 4mg pills i take for nausea. and the vet has tested him positive for parvo. him and his siblings two of which are in vet now

CriticalCareVet :

In dogs, the usual dose is 0.05 to 0.5 mg per pound (0.1 to 1.0 mg/kg) orally every 12 to 24 hours.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

we are giving tama flu, pedialyte, pepto bismol, and shots of pennicillin. all ordered by vet

 

Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 2 years ago.
That can help, but ideally IV fluids and hospitalization are needed.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
yea we have two in already this one was doing better but took a turn for unknown reasons now its got blood pouring out it rear and vomits all it drinks and its oral meds we cant even get a vet till tomorrow cause of where we live was hoping for some drastic measure ideas to keep it alive through the night
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 2 years ago.
weight: normal;font-style: normal;font-variant: normal;text-decoration: none;">If your family veterinarian is not open and available for evaluation, I would use this link (HERE or HERE) to find an ER in your area for evaluation today.

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