Can dogs take human levothyroxine?

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Humans often require less levothyroxine needed to treat hypothyroidism.

Dogs absorb and metabolize levothyroxine differently than Humans.

As a result, they may need higher doses than seen in Humans.

One possible substitute for Soloxine, indicated for use in Dogs, is Pala-Tech's Canine Thyroid Chewable tablets.

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Levothyroxine is FDA approved for use in dogs only; however, it is a commonly accepted practice to use Levothyroxine in cats as well.

The dose of Levothyroxine may require adjustment based on periodic blood tests to determine your pet's T4 level.

There are many medications that can affect Levothyroxine.

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To minimize variation in absorption, you should consistently give THYRO-TABS CANINE to your dog either with or without food. You will typically see improvement in your dog's activity level within a few weeks of starting thyroid hormone replacement therapy.
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Levothyroxine is FDA approved for use in dogs only; however, it is a commonly accepted practice to use Levothyroxine in cats as well.

The dose of Levothyroxine may require adjustment based on periodic blood tests to determine your pet's T4 level.

There are many medications that can affect Levothyroxine.

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Dogs and humans both can be prescribed thyroid hormones for conditions such as hypothyroidism.

The hormone levothyroxine (a synthetic form) is the typical choice for treatment in canines and humans alike.

Overdose of this hormone can cause toxicity in your pet.

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Amoxicillin is available in 250mg and 500mg capsules.

The recommended dose of Amoxicillin in dogs and cats is 5-10mg/pound every 12-24 hours.

Amoxicillin can be given with or without food as it is stable in gastric conditions.

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Tums is a brand of antacid that is used to treat symptoms of heartburn, acid reflux and ulcers in humans.

However, it is safe to give to dogs if they are experiencing symptoms of an upset stomach.

Antacids work by increasing the pH of the digestive tract to a more basic level.

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Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections in dogs.

Antibiotics either kill the bacteria or prevent them from multiplying, so the dog's immune system can fight them off.

They can be used internally or externally for skin and ear infections.

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