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Experience:  UC Davis graduate, Interests: Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Pain Management
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My vet last week suspected my dog had been stung in the mouth

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My vet last week suspected my dog had been stung in the mouth by a wasp
and gave him an injection. He wouldn't let her in to have a good
Look but she thought his younger was swollen
He is shown mild signs again, would giving him some liquid piriton help?
He is. 2 n half year old shih tzu weighing approx 10 kilos
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Andy replied 3 years ago.
Welcome! My name is***** am a UC Davis graduate, and currently, a Medical Director of a veterinary hospital.
I am sorry to hear about this concern.
Well, it is worth a try since we suspect it is an ongoing hypersensitivity reaction.
Piriton is a brand new for generic chlorpheniramine.
At about 10 kilos, you would need to give about 4mg. The maximum dose is 0.5mg per kilogram or 5mg.
Tablets are a bit easier, but if you have liquid, the goal is about 2 to 4 mg up to every 12 hours.
Good Luck!
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Expert:  Dr. Andy replied 3 years ago.
Hello
I hope everything is going okay. May I be of any further assistance? I was not sure if my answer was satisfactory.