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My Golden Retriever has Lymphoma Vet said 2 out of 4 its in

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My Golden Retriever has Lymphoma Vet said 2 out of 4 its in the liver . what is the usual dosage rat of Presedone to give him?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 11 months ago.

I'm sorry to hear of this with Chak. The initial dose of prednisone is usually 0.45 mg/lb daily for 3 weeks and then every other day. 8 mg daily would treat an 18 lb dog and so you're correct to be concerned about the dose.

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