Message Number: YG11091 | New FHL Archives Search
From: dr_bruce_williams
Date: 2002-02-14 22:50:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Benedryl dosage

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., Gene Weber <weberarms@y...> wrote:
> Dear Dr. Williams,
> Please tell me the dosage for children's liquid benedryl for Max.
> She has a rash that Panalog will not clear up. Liquid is rated at
> 2.5mg/ml and her weight is 1-lb and 8-oz. She has adrenal disease
> loss all her hair 18 months ago. She also has insulinoma and takes
> .4ml of prednisone BID at 1mg/ml. Thank you.
You can give it a shot, but don't be too upset if it don't work.
Dermatitis can be associated with chronic adrenal disease and aren't
terribly responsive. If the prednisone hasn't touched it....

At any rate, she can have about 0.6 cc's of that 2.5 mg/ml once or
twice daily.

With kindest regards,

Bruce Williams, dVM