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I need to give my dog .47 mg of liquid medicine. I have lost the measuring device. How much of a teasoop is aprox 1/2 a mg?

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A milliGRAM is a measure of Weight. A MilliLITRE is a measure of Volume. With water, 1 Mg is 1Ml.

A standard teaspoon is 5ml.

Posted on Dec 31, 2016

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    Andrew Taylor Dec 31, 2016

    go to a chemist and ask to purchase a diabetic syringe with no needle. Tell him you need to administer .47mg of medicine to a dog. The vet should have given you something. It is 1 tenth of a teaspoon (0.94) and is difficult to measure.

    Are you sure that dose is correct, it is very tiny? What is the medicine?


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