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Antiulcerative Drugs

Antiulcerative Drugs

Drug

Dosage

Antacids

2–10 mL, PO, every 2–4 hr

Sucralfate

Cats: 250 mg, bid-tid

Dogs: 500 mg to 1 g, tid-qid

Foals: 1–2 g, qid

Cimetidine

Dogs: 5–10 mg/kg, PO, qid

Horses: 4 mg/kg, IV, bid; 18 mg/kg, PO, bid

Ranitidine

Dogs: 0.5 mg/kg, PO, SC, or IV, bid

Horses: 1.3 mg/kg, IV, bid; 11 mg/kg, PO, bid

Famotidine

Dogs: 0.5–1 mg/kg/day, PO or IV

Horses: 0.4 mg/kg, IV, bid; 3 mg/kg, PO, bid

Omeprazole

Dogs: 0.5–1 mg/kg/day, PO

Horses: 4 mg/kg/day, PO, for treatment; 2 mg/kg/day, PO, to prevent recurrence

Misoprostol

Dogs: 2–5 mcg/kg, PO, tid-qid