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Hello, Deborah. My name is***** have been a veterinarian for 11 years. I am so sorry to hear that Slim has a blockage in his intestines. Are you giving the oral chemo at home or is he supposed to receive it in a veterinary clinic? I am concerned that he is non-responsive and almost in a coma. I would recommend taking Slim to an emergency clinic right away as any time there is an intestinal obstruction and an animal becomes almost comatose/non-responsive, there is significant risk of further complications, such as rupture of the intestines. Unfortunately, I can not give you an in home treatment to counteract the Cerenia. It sounds like Slim needs significant supportive care in a hospital setting.
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I am very sorry that I did not answer your question fully the first time around. I did some additional research and a single overdose is generally self limiting, although checking blood work is recommended as there may be side effects to the liver and kidneys. The excessive tiredness may last for 24-36 hours. You also want to watch closely (when he awakens fully) that he is eating and drinking. Do not try to medicate or get him to take anything by mouth while he is in a stupor as that increases his risk for aspiration.
Thank you for giving me a chance to improve my answer. How is Slim doing this morning?
I am glad he wanted some tuna juice and food. Hopefully he will be on the mend soon. Did you have any additional questions at this time? Did I answer to your satisfaction the second time around?
Hello again. I hope that Slim is back on track. Please let me know how Slim is doing and let me know if I have answered your questions completely.
I am very sorry that I did provide the answer immediately for you and did not receive your reply until the next morning. I am new at this and am learning the ropes. That does not excuse the delay or the initial incomplete answer. I did give you the response that I believed was warranted as an animal that is non-responsive needs emergency care and there is not an in-home treatment.
I do appreciate your feedback as it does help me improve my services. I hope you have a good night, Deborah.