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I have a 9 jear old XXXXX XXXXX x who has been diagnosed with

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I have a 9 jear old XXXXX XXXXX x who has been diagnosed with Reflix 300mg x 2, he is under 10kg in weight, is this dose acceptable? He also has a steroid
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Altman :

Welcome! I am Dr. Altman, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your questions.

Dr. Altman :

Can you please clarify reflix 300 mg? I am having difficulty finding a compatible medication on-line. Thank you

Dr. Altman :

Possibly reflex? Is there a medication name besides the reflix on the label such as ranitidine or gabapentin?

Customer:

Sorry, typo it is rilexine (cephalexin)

Dr. Altman :

Ah, thank you

Dr. Altman :

So the 300 mg is every 12 hours?

Dr. Altman :

Because this would be a standard dose for a dog his size

Dr. Altman :

30 mg/kg every 12 hours

Dr. Altman :

And, yes it can be given with steroids

Dr. Altman :

Please let me know if this answers your questions and if I can assist with any additional questions today

Customer:

Thanks Dr Altman, he has though effectively 600mg as a 300mg twice a day

Dr. Altman :

Perfect. This is a very standard dose

Dr. Altman :

Good luck to you both, please let me know if I can be of any further assistance today

Customer:

Thanks

Dr. Altman :

You are very welcome :)

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