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My vet recommended Robitussin DM for my dogs cough. Is Rite

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My vet recommended Robitussin DM for my dog's cough.
Is Rite Aid Tussin DM a safe substitute for Robitussin DM for dogs?
If so, what dosage should I give a 55 lb dog?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 4 years ago.
Welcome to JustAnswer! I am a licensed veterinarian and would be glad to help!

Dextromethorphan (link here) can be used in dogs.

Often before using cough medications, x-rays are used to make sure that there is not a primary or secondary pneumonia as cough medications slow down the treatment of pneumonia.

But yes - this can be used in dogs.

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