Calm a Dog’s Upset Stomach -Use Pepto Bismol to help with an upset stomach and vomiting. Use this only for dogs, though; it contains an aspirin-like substance, which is bad for cats. The dose for a dog (either liquid or tablets) is a child's dose for every 40 pounds of body weight every six hours.
The adverse effect of one medication (donepezil) was misdiagnosed as a novel medical condition (gastrointestinal distress), which lead to further medication use (Pepto-Bismol). This could have been prevented by correctly identifying the cause and decreasing the donepezil dose. He would have never needed the Pepto-Bismol in the first place.
Benadryl 1-2mg per pound, every 8 hours (NEVER give Tylenol, as it is toxic to the liver, or ibuprofen – Nuprin, Motrin, Advil, etc. Ibuprofen is very toxic and fatal to dogs at low doses. Only aspirin is safe for dogs, and buffered aspirin or ascriptin is preferred to minimize stomach upset.) aspirin 5 mg per pound every 12 hours hydrogen peroxide to induce vomiting: 1-3 tsp every 10 min until dog vomits Pepto Bismol 1 tsp per 5 pound per 6 hours Kaopectate 1 ml per 1 pound per 2 hours…
You can also give Pepto Bismol (dogs only). Give 1 teaspoon per 5 pounds or 1 tablespoon per 15 pounds every 2 hours. If vomiting does not improve after 3-4 doses, please contact us. Diarrhea - For diarrhea in dogs only, give Pepto Bismol or Kaopectate.