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My golden was bitten by the neighbors dog. We are an hour

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My golden was bitten by the neighbors dog . We are an hour plus from a vet. I am an RN. She is approx 65 lbs. I cleaned the wound . Wanted to administer Tylenol. I have childrens' sand adult . I was calculating approx 2 teaspoons every 6 hours ? The Tylenol is 160mg / 5ml
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

I appreciate it. Happy holidays to you and yours!

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

Acetaminophen can be dosed at 7 mg/lb thrice daily.

65 lbs x 7 mg/lb = 455 mg 455 mg/32 mg/ml = 14 ml every 8 hours or ~ 1 measuring tablespoon every 8 hours.

Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

Excuse my initial post. A bug in the system...

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