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Can my 15lb miniature schBauer take benedryl after taking

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Can my 15lb miniature schBauer take benedryl after taking tameril?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Pet Doc replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,
Thank you for your question regarding your 3 year old Mini Schnauzer. In answer to your question, although both drugs are antihistamines, as a one off dosage, yes Benadryl would be fine to give after a Temaril-P. The dose of Benadryl we use is 1mg per lb every 12 hours as needed. Just double check that it is Benadryl (diphenhydramine) that you have. I wouldn't recommend this as a long term approach, but for tonight - that will be absolutely fine.
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