Dog Diarrhea Pepto Bismol and other Treatments
If you see the following symptoms, act immediately including vomiting (2+ times in a day), lethargy/loss of energy, changes in behavior or acting sick, bowel movements every hour or 2, worms in diarrhea, bloody.
When treating diarrhea at first focus on providing a bland diet first. At the same time avoid dehydration by providing plenty of water. Alternatives to water that could help include diluted Gatorade and Pedialyte (dilute with water unless Veterinarian suggests full strength).
Over The Counter Medicine for Dog DiarrheaAsk your Veterinarian about the following dosages (only try one of the following):
Give dog 0.5-1.0 ml/pound every 4 hours or loperamide (0.2mg/ml Imodium, Equate WalMart) at 1ml per 4 pounds two or three times a day.
For a dog up to 30 pounds, one regular strength Immodium every 12 hours. For over 30 pounds, a full tablet regular strength.
Try no more than 1 tablespoon of Pepto Bismol for dog diarrhea. Specifically .5 to 1.5 ml per pound orally every 12 hours
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