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Accidentally gave my kitty 2ml of Furosemide (10mg/ml ) His

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dosage is .8 ml...
Accidentally gave my kitty 2ml of Furosemide (10mg/ml ) His dosage is .8 ml twice per day. Should i be ok, just not give anymore til midday tomorrow ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Katie, Cat Veterinarian replied 1 year ago
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Cat Veterinarian: Katie, Cat Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

How much does your cat weigh?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
8 or 9 lbs
Cat Veterinarian: Katie, Cat Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

That seems like around 5 mg/kg, this is likely more than what he needs. However, doses have been given that are higher than this. Your kitty will likely be ok and may urinate more tonight. Please make sure that he has plenty of water available tonight. If any symptoms arise, it would be wise to check his kidney values with bloodwork in the morning.

What condition is he being treated for?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Fluid in his lungs
Cat Veterinarian: Katie, Cat Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

Has he been doing ok?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
far yes, that was about 45 min ago
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Just wanted to make sure that wasnt an overdose
Cat Veterinarian: Katie, Cat Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

Ok, good. Tonight you will likely see more urination, especially in the next couple hours. It is high dose, but would be unlikely to see any side effects. This medication is best used at lowest possible doses, but can be increased if the pet is not responding to treatment. Your kitty should be fine, but if you see any abnormal symptoms such as not eating, respiratory distress, no urination or anything else abnormal, please have him seen.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thank you very much Katherine
Cat Veterinarian: Katie, Cat Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

You are welcome! Hope you have a great night!

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Sure thing.
Cat Veterinarian: Katie, Cat Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

Thank you!

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