Swollen foot

Pepper_rat

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My old girl Pepper has a swollen back foot. I think it's a sprain as it's just swollen and she's still putting some weight on it but it's definitely pinker. I just want to make sure I have the dosage for infant ibuprofen correct. I did the math for a dose of 20 mg/kg using infant ibuprofen 100 mg/ 5 ml. She weighs 580 grams or 0.580 kgs so she should get 0.58 mls? I'm not sure if my math's correct or if I'm missing something. Thanks!
 

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If it's only slightly swollen, pinker and warmer don't give her any ibuprofen. If it starts to really swell up then her dose would be 0.58 ml every 4-6 hours until the swelling starts coming down, then switch to every 6-8 hours until it's much better and then stop the ibu.
 

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It’s only slightly swollen so I’ll hold off on the ibu for now. She’s still not really using it but she doesn’t freak out when I touch it either. Ill check on her later today and see how it’s looking.
 

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