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My vet prescribed gabbapentin and tralieve for my dog and

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Hello, my vet prescribed gabbapentin and tralieve for my dog and today i realised that i give my dog half more tralieve pill than prescribed. I am terrified
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What seems to be the problem with your dog?
Customer: Hello, my vet prescribed gabbapentin and tralieve for my dog and today i realised that i give my dog half more tralieve pill than prescribed. I am terrified
JA: Where does your dog seem to hurt?
Customer: No
JA: Can you see anything that looks wrong or different?
Customer: She has losrt weight
JA: What is your dog's name and age?
Customer: Majia and she is 14.5 years old english setter
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No not really

Hello there! What does the dog weigh? How many mg of tralieve did you give?

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
She is 15 kg The prescription is 80mg twice daily and i was giving her 1.5 tablet daily
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
instead of half tablet twice daily as prescribed

The tralieve dose for dogs is pretty wide. You were giving 120 mg. The maximum recommended dose for 15 kg would be 165 mg. This should cause no problems. Go back to the recommended dose and she should be fine.

Increased sedation would be the main concern with the larger dose.

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Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Thank you so much!!

You are very welcome. Good Luck!

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I am giving her this wrong dose for almost two weeks.. That's why i am terrified

That is OK. It is still within the correct safety dosage for the medication.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
THANK YOU!!

You are welcome.