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Can I give my working cocker Piriton to alleviate nettle sting

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Can I give my working cocker Piriton to alleviate nettle sting itch on paws? she is 9.7 KG
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Drew replied 2 years ago.
Dr. Drew :

Hello, thanks for your question today! I am Dr. Drew, and I am a licensed veterinarian. I'll be happy to help you in any way I can.

Dr. Drew :

Piriton is safe to use.

Dr. Drew :

You can give 1/2 of a 4mg tablet (2mg), every 12 hours, as needed.

Dr. Drew :

this is generally well tolerated in dogs, side effects typically only include some drowsiness and dry-mouth as in people.

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