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    Hi everyone in prepation for Penny's recovery and new pill schedule I have a question about the benadryl? In Canada the only ingredient is Diphenhydramine hydrochloride is this the same as the one everyone is talking about?

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    Yes, plain diphenhydramine HCI. If she is over 15 lbs. give a full 25 mg. tablet twice a day. If under 15, 1/2 tablet twice a day.

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    Hi Lisa thanks she is recovering OK I guess and they gave her a big shot of benadryl before they removed the lump on Friday. The vet also talked about the H2 blocker as a treatment plan. She is over 15lbs though we try to keep her around 17-18. She has her first post op appointment tomorrow and I'm worried about her getting sun on her incision. She loves the sun so much. Thank you for all your help and support it has kept me from a complete meltdown.

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    H2 blocker would be Tagamet (cimetidine), 75 mg. twice a day.

    Available at most drug stores over the counter.

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    Can you cover her wound with a bit of gauze while she sunbathes? Mz Tilly also loves the sun but the incision and stitches are not sun facing.

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    I was just wondering about both your comments regarding the sun on the incision?
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    Hi I'm going to ask the vet tomorrow and also I do try to get her to move or I will stand to block the sun some I'm only allowing under 5 minutes.

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    hi

    so I'm planning on going shopping for Penny's meds for prevention of her MCT lumps and have one more question?

    For the H2 blocker cimetinde and famotidine were both mentioned in the first post I asked about, is there a difference or preference to which one to use?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Penny's Mom View Post
    hi

    so I'm planning on going shopping for Penny's meds for prevention of her MCT lumps and have one more question?

    For the H2 blocker cimetinde and famotidine were both mentioned in the first post I asked about, is there a difference or preference to which one to use?
    No clue if there's a preference; I used Tagamet. I had to quarter those, so make sure you have a pill-splitter.

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    Tagamet is preferable when it comes to MCT's.

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