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Initial Dose: 25 mg/lb (55 mg/kg) of animal body weight.Subsequent Daily Doses: 12.5 mg/lb (27.5 mg/kg) of animal body weight.Dogs and cats should receive 1 teaspoonful of Albon Oral Suspension 5% per 10 lb of body weight (25 mg/lb or 55 mg/kg) as an initial dose, followed by 1/2 teaspoonful per 10 lb of body weight (12.5 mg/lb or 27.5 mg/kg) every 24 hours thereafter. Representative weights and doses are indicated in the following table: Animal Weight Initial Dose25 mg/lb(55 mg/kg) Subsequent Daily Doses12.5 mg/lb(27.5 mg/kg) 5 lb (2.2 kg) 1/2 tsp (2 1/2 mL) 1/4 tsp (1 1/4 mL) 10 lb (4.5 kg) 1 tsp (5 mL) 1/2 tsp (2 1/2 mL) 20 lb (9.1 kg) 2 tsp (10 mL) 1 tsp (5 mL) 40 lb (18.2 kg) 4 tsp (20 mL) 2 tsp (10 mL) 80 lb (36.4 kg) 8 tsp (40 mL) 4 tsp (20 mL)Treatment may be initiated with Albon Injection 40% to obtain effective blood levels almost immediately or to facilitate treatment of the fractious animal.Length of treatment depends on the clinical response. In most cases treatment for 3–5 days is adequate. Treatment should be continued until the animal is asymptomatic for 48 hours.
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