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My vet told me to give robitussin DM non-drowsy to my 12

year old pug for his...
My vet told me to give robitussin DM non-drowsy to my 12 year old pug for his cough. I found the adult one (dextromethorphan HBr usp 20, Guaifenesin usp 200mg) and the children's version with grape flavor (dextromethorphan HBr, usp 5mg, Guaifenesin usp 100mg). Which one should I use for my 25 pound doggie and in what doses?
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Jack, in response to your question you can give 1/2 teaspoon of the adult one every 6-8 hours.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
How much would that be in mL? I'm using a saringe

1/2 teaspoon = 5mls. So, you can give 5 mls every 6-8 hours.

Please reply if you have additional questions.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Isn't 1 teaspoon 5mL?

Yes, you are right. I am sorry. I meant to write 1 teaspoon is 5 mls, but, got confused. I am sorry. So, he would need 2.5 mls (1/2 teaspoon).

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