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My dog just swallowed 4 Carprofen 75mg pills. (he is

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My dog just swallowed 4 Carprofen 75mg pills. (he is supposed to have 1/2 pill every morning and every night). Is this enough of a dose to make him sick?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 1 year ago.

Good Morning and welcome! I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question.

Since I am assuming that your guy is around 30-40 pounds this is an overdose which can cause his digestive tract and stomach great harm. If this has been ingested within 2 hrs, Induce vomiting by giving him Hydrogen peroxide at 1 tablespoon per 5 pounds of his can safely do this 3 times before he vomits. This will remove everything in his stomach so this will be curative. Wait till the evening to feed your guy since he may still have some residual nausea.

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