Can you give Prilosec to a dog? Omeprazole (brand names Gastrogard®, Losec®, and Prilosec®) is a proton-pump inhibitor (a type of acid reducer) used in the treatment of ulcers occurring in the stomach and upper part of the small intestine in dogs and cats.
How much Prilosec can a dog take? The typical dose administered to dogs and cats is 0.25 to 0.5 mg per pound (0.5 to 1.0 mg/kg), every 24 hours or once daily. The duration of administration depends on the condition being treated, response to the medication and the development of any adverse effects.
Can I give my dog human omeprazole? Omeprazole for dogs is a safe medication when given at the correct dose prescribed by your veterinarian. The most common side effects of omeprazole include diarrhea and/or constipation and rarely skin dermatitis.
Which is better for dogs Pepcid or Prilosec? In published studies in healthy dogs and cats, omeprazole has proven to be more effective at raising intragastric pH than famotidine and is often recommended for the treatment of erosive and ulcerative GI disease.