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my vet told me to get tussin dm for my 15 pound carrin but

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my vet told me to get tussin dm for my 15 pound carrin but what i got was the adult version can i use this and how much/times per day
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Cher replied 7 years ago.

Dextromethorphan/Guaifenesin (Robitussin DM ®) can be used to treat coughing in dogs, at a dosage of 0.5 ml/lb, every 8 hours. Make sure that it is the ‘DM’ product only, and NO other 'variety' of cough medicine (especially ones with 'decongestants' like sudephedrine). This medication can cause some mild sedation.

I hope all will be well with your dog.

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
but is the adult version ok at the same dose
Expert:  Cher replied 7 years ago.
Hi again,

Yes, this dosage information is for the adult version.

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