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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

Testimonial: "OK. Just to make sure my math is right...if 1 tsp = 5 ml, then 1 ml = .2 tsp so .5 ml = .1 tsp. And since .25 = 1/4 tsp, .1 = a little less than 1/8 tsp. Right?"

• 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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