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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Cat Veterinary
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience.
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Coccidia, It is a kitten there are several at the farm with

Customer Question

JA: I'm sorry that Coccidia is feeling poorly. What is the matter with Coccidia?
Customer: It is a kitten there are several at the farm with it. Can I use for if. And if yes how much
JA: Where does Coccidia seem to hurt?
Customer: That is what he has
JA: Can you see anything that looks wrong or different?
Customer: Hello
JA: Hi. How can we help?
Customer: I want to know how much For if to give a 2 lb kitten. And how many times
JA: Is Coccidia eating normally?
Customer: Hello. Blankie is eating but as soon as he finishes eating he's got diarrhea poops all over
JA: OK, abnormal eating. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Coccidia?
Customer: Please all I want to know is how much corid to give a 2-pound baby kitty and how long do I give it to him for
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 10 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 10 months ago.

I understand. Dosing for amprolium (Corid) for such a small cat is 60 mg once daily for 5 days. Amprolium is bitter and care should be taken that the dose in ingested and not spit out. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
if he weighs 2lbs. How many 'll does he get.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
60 to 100 mg.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I don't know what that is I need it broke down to me I don't want to kill him
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 10 months ago.

It's 60 mg/cat of that size - not 60 mg/lb or 60 mg/kg. If you have the amprolium 9.6% (96 mg/mL) oral solution, you would give Blankie 0.6 mL of that solution once daily for 5 days. Please let me know that I've clarified this for you. You'll need a tuberculin syringe to measure such a small dose accurately.