How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Gabby Your Own Question
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby, Veterinarian
Category: Dog
Satisfied Customers: 12269
Experience:  DVM for 19 years. Compassionate, Caring, Experienced.
Type Your Dog Question Here...
Dr. Gabby is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Can I give my dog Imodium AD

Resolved Question:

Can I give my dog Loperamide Hydrochloride for Diarrhea?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 10 years ago.

Hello Carolyn Lemley

Yes you can. If you reply with your dogs weight I will calculate a dose for you. otherwise a dose is listed for you at each of the websites below.



Dr. Gabby and 2 other Dog Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 10 years ago.
Reply to Dr. Gabby's Post: she is small 7 lb Peke and is 7 yrs old
Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 10 years ago.

Her dose would be 1/4 of an immodium tablet every 8-12 hours as needed.

If you do not already know this I would with hold food until the morning to let her g.i. tract rest.. Water is ok. In the morning I would offer small amounts of boiled white rice and chicken as that will be easier on her tummy. Gradually mix in her regular dog food over the next 2-3 days.

Related Dog Questions