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They both have kennel cough and i would like to give them…

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They both have kennel...

They both have kennel cough and i would like to give them mucinex

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Coughing can be worrying. The Expert will know what you should do. What is the dog's name and age?

Cooper - 12 Remy - 1

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the dog's name?

Cooper age 12 and Remy age 1 - they both have it

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Cooper?

No great health had major blood workup a month ago - stellar health - just got back from kennel yesterday and both have kennel cough

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago
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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

1- How much do they weigh?

2- Can you tell me the milligrams of Guaifenesin in each tablet or mg per ml if liquid (see label)?

Thank you

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Cooper weighs about 85pds Remy about 70pds - I haven't bought anything yet
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Are you still there???
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

Okay, the dosage for Mucinex is 1-2mg per pound body weight every 8 hours. So, you will need to see the concentration of the Mucinex you buy. If you need help calculating the dose you can follow this chat when you have the mucinex.

I am here, I was typing.

My goal is to provide you with excellent service. If you have any follow-up questions don't hesitate to ask. If finished, please take a moment to rate my service. See you again soon!

Dr. Peter

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Does this help uncomplicated kennel cough?
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

It helps with the cough, but, it is not going to eliminate the virus or bacteria. If it is a viral infection their immune system will need to clear it up. If it is a bacterial infection they will need oral antibiotics.

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