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Angela
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From:Granbury Texas USA
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posted 09-27-2003 05:37 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Angela     Edit/Delete Message
My kitty has a severer flea allergy. About 2-3 times a year he has to take prednisone. Will benadril help? If so, what dosage?

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fleafly
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posted 09-27-2003 10:23 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for fleafly     Edit/Delete Message
The best thing to do for a flea allergy is to keep your cat from being bitten by fleas. Advantage or Frontline work the best for this. Benadryl can be used in dogs and I think cats. That is a question for your vet though. He/she can tell what dosage to use if you can give it. It may work if the reaction isn't very strong. If the reaction is severe your cat may need something stronger like prednisone. My dog takes hydroxyzine for allergies, you can ask your vet if this is appropriate for cats or not.

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