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Vet says I can give cat benedryl or zyrtec . How

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Vet says I can give cat benedryl or zyrtec for allergies. How much zyrtec to give to 15 lb cat? Comes in 10mg tabs
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Zytec (ceterizine) recommended dosing for cats is variable: 0.25 - 0.5 mg/lb or 2.5 - 5 mg/cat once or twice daily. In one study 41% of cats had pruritis (itchiness) reduced at 5 mg/cat. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.
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