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Old 11-07-2017, 07:37 PM
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Lab Pup & Medication Amount

We have an 8 month old male lab -- he weighs about 70 pounds. He has ben getting a rash between his back legs. We did an allergy shot and that did seem to clear things up for a little bit but now they want to hit him with antibiotics.

So we got the antibiotics at Publix but the dosage just seems so high.

They are 500mg tablets of Cephalexin that he is supposed to "Take 2 by mouth twice a day".

We did call the vet and they said this was correct, but we really wanted a second opinion on this. I really hate giving a pup this level of meds.

Does this seem right?

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