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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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Came home to find my dog had eaten a tube of

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came home to find my dog had eaten a tube of Efudex/Fluoracil 5%. The Tuber is 40g.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am asking about fluorouracil 5% that my dog ate - the whole tube 40g.
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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. This is a serious intoxication that should be attended to by Zelda's vet rather than your dosing Zelda with 3% hydrogen peroxide. Zelda's vet can induce reliable emesis and then follow up with tubing Zelda with activated charcoal. Symptoms of intoxication can be addressed as they arise. Please see here: http://www.aspcapro.org/sites/default/files/a-5futoxicosis.pdf/ I regret that I'm not allowed to communicate with customers by phone. Please stay in this conversation but I'd rather that you were on your way to the vet.

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