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My puppy has a UTI i have 250 mg capsules of cepalexin she

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My puppy has a UTI i have 250 mg capsules of cepalexin she weighs around 20 lbs is this ok to give her twice a day.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 years ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.
Now Cephalexin is a broad spectrum antibiotic that we would use when treating a UTI. In regards ***** ***** this would be quite a high one for her weight. Therefore, you could consider giving 3/4ths of this tablet twice daily for 7-10 days. Of course, if she doesn't start to show positive progress with this treatment, then we'd want to consider having a check once her vet is open and plan to have urine sample tested to confirm clinical suspicions and make sure we are treating appropriately.
I hope this information is helpful.
If you need any additional information, do not hesitate to ask!
All the best, *****
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thanks I really appreciate your time. Although I've worked many years in the vet world. I fell three years ago and now the right side of my brain is damaged. So it is very hard to remember things. But with hard work I've come a long way. So I really appreciate your help.
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 years ago.
You are very welcome, my dear.
I am glad I could help you with this. :)
All the best,
Dr. B.
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