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Old October 12th, 2011, 01:08 AM
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Drontal for small dogs help ID pill

I recently picked up some Drontal 22.7 mg tabs from my vet. The pills are bigger than what I remember. After an exhaustive google search all I can find is that there are 3 strengths of Drontal on the market... How do i know my vet didn't give me the wrong tablet? The tablets do have are marked on one side "H" with a score line and a "12". They are round and a pale yellow colour.

I am a pharmacist so I find it strange that there is no information on the Bayer website indicating the difference between the 3 strengths in terms of physical appearance. For medications for human use... A medication which is available in multiple strengths will have different colours/markings.

I do not want to give my small dog that is possibly intended for a heavier dog.

Can anyone out there help my ID the Drontal tablets?
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Old October 12th, 2011, 01:24 AM
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Take them back into the vet tomorrow morning and mention you are unsure this is the right dosage, and could they please check to make sure.
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