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This is a fairly common problem. In fact one of my dogs is the exact same way !
For a dog Tango's size it would be great to give famotidine (pepcid) 10 mg 1/2 tablet every 12 hours
This antacid is the most effective in minimizing gi upset due to an empty stomach
Please let me know if you have additional questions or need further assistance for Tango!
Just to clarify- 5mg q 12 hours?
Thanks for the follow-up. We have tried the pepcid 5mg twice/day now, but Tango is still throwing up a bit. The amount he throws up is much less. It's usually a large puddle of yellow vomit. Now it is a tiny puddle of yellow/brown vomit. Wondering if increasing the dosage is safe/appropriate for Tango.
Thanks, I'll try the Prilosec. Is it 10 mg twice/day?
Thanks very much. We will try the Prilosec.
Sorry, another question. The Omeprazole directions limit usage to a 14 day course to be repeated in 4 months. Do these directions hold true for dogs as well? Thanks.