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Not sure but 96 pound lab may have eaten 5 mg of Adderall

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Not sure but 96 pound lab may have eaten 5 mg of Adderall
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

Adderall will cause agitation at 0.5 mg/kg and seizures or coma at 2-3 mg/kg. A 96 lb (44 kg) Gus would have ingested 44 kg/5 mg or 8.7 mg/kg. If Gus may have ingested 5 mg within the hour, then, inducing emesis with 45 ml (3 measuring tablespoons) of 3% hydrogen peroxide by means of a small poultry baster placed between his cheek teeth and cheek is indicated. He should vomit within 15 minutes. If not, the dose should be repeated. Please keep me posted.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
False Alarm. We found the pill. Phew...
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

Thank goodness! Thank you for taking the time to let me know.

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