These can be helpful if you can't reach a veterinarian immediately
Written by Wisconsin Veterinarians, Drs. Foster & Smith

Product Dosage Usage
Buffered Aspirin 8-12 mg per lb.
every 12 hrs.
Pain relief, anti-inflammatory
Vitamin B 1/2 to 2 ml subcutaneously every 24 hrs. Used as an appetite stimulant
Benadryl 1/2 mg per lb. every 8 hrs. (max. dose 2 mg per lb.) Treats allergies, itching, etc.
Dramamine up to 50 mg every 8 hrs. Reduces motion (car) sickness
Hydrogen Peroxide 3% 10 ml by mouth
every 15 minutes
Used to induce vomiting after accidental ingestion of poison
Epinephrine 1:1000 1/10 to 1/2 ml intramuscular or subcutaneously Used to treat reactions following medications, insect stings & bites
Pepto Bismal 1 tsp. per 5 lbs every 6 hrs. For diarrhea, vomiting, and anti-gas
Di Gel Liquid up to 4 tbs. every 8 hrs. Antacid and anti-gas
Mineral Oil up to 4 tbs. daily Eliminates constipation
Kaopectate 1 ml per lb. every 2 hrs. Relieves diarrhea
Tylenol (Acetamenophin) NOT RECOMMENDED! Can Kill

Common Household Medications for Dogs

eXTReMe Tracker