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Experience:  Veterinarian at Lake Chatuge Animal Hospital
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What over the countier decongestant and how much can I give

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what over the countier decongestant and how much can I give tomy cat who is sneezing and runny nose for the last week and a half he is 7yr old and about 13lbs
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  brisadog replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I can help you with your question today.

Expert:  brisadog replied 1 year ago.

Decongestants are toxic to cats and dogs, so you can use those. Does Rusty go outside?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
that sucks!!!!! I still need a answer
Expert:  brisadog replied 1 year ago.

Have you introduced any new cats to the house? Any other exposure to unusual cats?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I m not very satisfied I will not consult any more i'm very glad this was a free trial pls cancel any other contact I will be watch my master card for any charges as I will despute any charge I will not refre this cite as I fill it is a waste of time with no real anwer!!! Geraldine XXX XXXX XXX
Expert:  Ola Barrett replied 1 year ago.

Hello I am Dr. RB and I am a small animal veterinarian. I have used some decongestants in dogs and cats with some success. I only typically recommend you try to use them if nasal discharge is clear ONLY for allergic sinusitis (e.g inflammation of nasal passages from inhalant allergies).. yellow and/or green discharge from the nose or from coughing indicates a bacterial or viral infection and decongestants will not help with this. For cats, I use Chlorpheniramine 4 mg every 24 hours.. Hopefully this will help you:)