Cerenia Dosage and Administration

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 weight Number of Tablets
Pounds Kilograms 16 mg 24 mg 60 mg
2.2 – 8.8 1.0 – 4.0 ½
8.9 – 17.6 4.1 – 8.0 1
17.7 – 26.4 8.1 – 12.0 1
26.5 – 52.8 12.1 – 24.0 2
52.9 – 66.0 24.1 – 30.0 1
66.1 – 132.0 30.1 – 60.0 2

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 weight Number of Tablets
Pounds Kilograms 16 mg 24 mg 60 mg 160 mg
2.2 1 ½
2.3 – 3.3 1.1 – 1.5 ½
3.4 – 4.4 1.6 – 2.0 1
4.5 – 6.6 2.1 – 3.0 1
6.7 – 8.8 3.1 – 4.0 2
8.9 – 13.2 4.1 – 6.0 2
13.3 – 16.5 6.1 – 7.5 1
16.6 – 22.0 7.6 – 10.0 ½
22.1 – 33.0 10.1 – 15.0 2
33.1 – 44.0 15.1 – 20.0 1
44.1 – 66.0 20.1 – 30.0
66.1 – 88.0 30.1 – 40.0 2
88.1 – 132.0 40.1 – 60.0 3

Cerenia Overview

Overall Rating
Medication Type
Animal
Approval Date
Jan 29, 2007
DEA Schedule
Not Classified

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