The use of diazepam per rectum at home for the acute management.
Owners were instructed to administer diazepam injectable solution 5 mg/mL per rectum to their dogs at a dose of 0.5 mg/kg when an initial generalized seizure. Veterinarians typically administer diazepam by vein to quickly stop a seizure, but most. Which dogs are candidates for home treatment with rectal diazepam? If you are unsure of the pet's liver status, use phenobarbital and diazepam carefully. In general, use 1 ml IV for small dogs 5 - 10 kg, 2 ml IV for medium dogs 10 - 20 kg and 3. If you cannot get IV access give double the IV dose rectally.
Dr. Thomas' article - Rectal Diazepam for Cluster Seizures in Dogs
I know how devastating it is when your beloved dog is in the throes of. You need to prescribe or give liquid valium/diazepam used rectally. Removing stimuli from his environment, administering a tranquilizer, and caring. A 20 kg dog requires one 10 mg rectal syringe of diazepam, as soon after the. Maintain valium administration with oral doses once the dog comes around and. a during the 1st seizure, administer liquid valium per rectum in a dosage at.
Home care for cluster seizures - Veterinary Medicine -
Jul 1, 2009. I advise owners that they can safely administer rectal diazepam up to. to control the seizures, they should seek emergency care for their dogs. Valium is the medication that doctors give to patients for seizures when they come to. Dogs that are on Phenobarbital are harder to dose with rectal valium, and.