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Would a one time dose of 7.5 mg of Rocicodone be harmful to

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Would a one time dose of 7.5 mg of Rocicodone be harmful to alleviate pain in a 90lb Labrador who will be euthanised tomorrow when I can get him to the Vet?
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago
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Rocicodone (oxycodone) can safely be administered to dogs at up to 0.2 mg/lb or 18 mg for Frisco. 7.5 mg is a moderate dose for him. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thank you so much. I will give him a dose now. I just can't stand to see him so uncomfortable and the Vet on duty wouldn't refill his Untram unless they did $200.00 of useless lab work first. We will both sleep better tonight.
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 years ago

Oh my. I understand.

You're quite welcome.

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