Drug Information for Cerenia™ (maropitant citrate) Tablets (Pfizer Animal Health): DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

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  • CERENIA Tablets are recommended for use in dogs 16 weeks and older.

  • For Prevention of Acute Vomiting

  • Administer CERENIA Tablets orally at a minimum dose of 2 mg/kg (0.9 mg/lb) body weight once daily for up to 5 consecutive days.

    Prevention of Acute Vomiting
    Minimum of 2 mg/kg BW Dosing
    Dog body weightNumber of Tablets
    PoundsKilograms16 mg24 mg60 mg
    2.2 – 8.81.0 – 4.0½
    8.9 – 17.64.1 – 8.01
    17.7 – 26.48.1 – 12.01
    26.5 – 52.812.1 – 24.02
    52.9 – 66.024.1 – 30.01
    66.1 – 132.030.1 – 60.02

    CERENIA Tablets may be used interchangeably with CERENIA Injectable Solution for once daily dosing for the prevention of acute vomiting.

  • For Prevention of Vomiting Due to Motion Sickness

  • Administer CERENIA Tablets orally at a minimum dose of 8 mg/kg (3.6 mg/lb) body weight once daily for up to 2 consecutive days. Dogs should be fasted 1 hour prior to administration of CERENIA Tablets. Administer CERENIA Tablets 2 hours prior to travel.

    Prevention of Vomiting due to Motion Sickness
    Minimum of 8 mg/kg BW Dosing
    Dog body weightNumber of Tablets
    PoundsKilograms16 mg24 mg60 mg160 mg
    2.21½
    2.3 – 3.31.1 – 1.5½
    3.4 – 4.41.6 – 2.01
    4.5 – 6.62.1 – 3.01
    6.7 – 8.83.1 – 4.02
    8.9 – 13.24.1 – 6.02
    13.3 – 16.56.1 – 7.51
    16.6 – 22.07.6 – 10.0½
    22.1 – 33.010.1 – 15.02
    33.1 – 44.015.1 – 20.01
    44.1 – 66.020.1 – 30.0
    66.1 – 88.030.1 – 40.02
    88.1 – 132.040.1 – 60.03
  • Drug Information Provided by National Library of Medicine (NLM).
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