Viagra for a pet dog?

Asked By: Loma Hodkiewicz
Date created: Fri, Mar 12, 2021 5:44 PM
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Sildenafil is a drug that is used in dogs and cats with heart and/or lung problems that cause increased blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs. This drug is approved for use in human medicine under the trade name of Viagra ®. It is used for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension and erectile dysfunction in men.
Answered By: Fern Lind
Date created: Sat, Mar 13, 2021 7:47 PM
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Reported side effects in dogs: gastrointestinal upset and reddening or flushing of the skin. Side effects in humans include headache, nasal congestion, difficulty breathing, prolonged erection and dizziness.
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Sildenafil is increasingly being used in veterinary medicine for dogs that have pulmonary hypertension. When used therapeutically, the dose can range from 0.5 to 3 mg/kg orally, every 8 to 12 hours.
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We do sometimes use viagra in veterinary medicine to treat a condition called pulmonary hypertension (high blood pressure in the lungs).

However, this amount of viagra will probably not harm your dog.

If it has just happened, you can feed her two tablespoons of 3% hydrogen peroxide to make her vomit up the pill.

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Sildenafil is a drug that is used in dogs and cats with heart and/or lung problems that cause increased blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs.

This drug is approved for use in human medicine under the trade name of Viagra ®.

It is used for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension and erectile dysfunction in men.

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Watermelon may be a natural Viagra, says a researcher.

That's because the popular summer fruit is richer than experts believed in an amino acid called citrulline, which relaxes and dilates blood vessels much like Viagra and other drugs meant to treat erectile dysfunction (ED).

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In Viagra treatment for dogs, 1-3 milligrams can be given two to three times per 24 hours. Improvement of symptoms can be noted within 48 – 72 hours. In a particular study, where dogs showed symptoms of collapse, respiratory distress, cough, and temporary loss of consciousness, the median dosage was 1.9 mg/kg.
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Under specific circumstances, dogs can benefit from Viagra.

Only a vet should determine if Viagra is right for your dog.