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I think my 5 lb dog is refluxing. Can I give m omeprazole?

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I think my 5 lb dog is refluxing. Can I give him omeprazole? How much?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.

Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr Altman and happy to assist you both today!

The dose for omeprazole is 1 mg/kg every 24 hours so for Skipper weighing 5 pounds (2.3 kg) that would be 1/8 tablet every 24 hours.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you very much.
Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.

You are very welcome, I hope your little one is feeling better soon!

Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.

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