Pain Reliever

Aspirin

In Dogs 10-25 mg/kg every 8-12 hours

Do not use in cats

Buffered aspirin is preferred, do not use longer than 3 days, can cause bleeding disorders

Pepto Bismol

In dogs 0.25 ml/kg TID

In cats 0.25 ml/kg TID

Use in cats under close supervision, can cause black or green black stools

Anti-Diarrheals

Motion Sickness

Dramamine

In dogs 2-4mg/pound by mouth every 8 hours

In cats 12.5mg per cat by mouth every 8 hours

Itching/
Allergies

Diphenhydramine

In dogs 2 mg/kg TID

In cats 2mg/kg BID-TID

Can cause sedation, diarrhea, vomiting.

Cough

Robutussin DM

In dogs 0.5-2mg/kg every 6-8 hours

In cats 0.5- 2 mg/kg every 6-8 hours

Can cause sedation and/or vomiting

Guaifenesin

In dogs3-5mg/kg every 8 hours

In cats3-5 mg/kg every 8 hours