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Penicillin G (Procaine, Benzathine, or Aqueous Penicillin G)
Veterinary & Aquatic Services Department, Drs. Foster & Smith
Antibiotics
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Penicillin G is an antibiotic used in dogs, cats, and other pets. There are many forms and concentrations of penicillin G, so dosages vary greatly. Always check with your veterinarian regarding the use and dosage of penicillin G in your pet. Certain species, including snakes, birds, turtles, guinea pigs, and chinchillas are reported to be sensitive to procaine penicillin. Use all of the medication prescribed, or the infection is likely to recur or become worse. Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences vomiting or diarrhea while being treated with penicillin G.


Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.


If you think your pet has been poisoned...

Contact your veterinarian or one of the Animal Poison Hotlines (listed below) if you think your pet may have accidentally received or been given an overdose of the medication.

**ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center - 24-hour service available throughout North America.
www.aspca.org/apcc

1-888-4ANI-HELP (1-888-426-4435). $65.00 per case, billed to caller's credit card.

Follow-up calls can be made for no additional charge by dialing 888-299-2973.

There is no charge when the call involves a product covered by the Animal Product Safety Service.

**Pet Poison Helpline - 24-hour service available throughout North America for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet.

1-800-213-6680 ($59.00 per incident). Staffed 24-hours a day.

Updated 6/20/17


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