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my dog is suffering a bit with his teeth, hes a bichon weighing

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my dog is suffering a bit with his teeth, hes a bichon weighing about 10kg and ive goven him 5ml of calpol . Then i had a look on goigle which said i should not have done this, will he be ok? Thanks
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  DrRalston replied 2 years ago.
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Calpol, also known as paracetamol is also known as acetominophen or tylenol.

There is a dosage . It is 5-10 mg / pound so about 100 mg to 200mg would an ok dose.

Your dog received 250 mg which is just a little higher than normal, but definitely not in the toxic range yet.

Should be fine.

Do not repeat this.
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