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I just gave my 19 lb dog of 20mg of famotidine, not knowing

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I just gave my 19 lb dog of 20mg of famotidine, not knowing that another family member gave him one within the past hour. Should I be worried.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today.

That is a wee bit more then he needed, but it will do no harm. Adverse effects tend to require overdoses 100x more then they should have. So, we could in theory see a bit of GI upset or restlessness but this is unlikely and should only be a short term sign if seen. So, we'd want to keep an eye on him but there is no real worry here.

I hope this information is helpful.

If you need any additional information, do not hesitate to ask!

All the best,

Dr. B.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you! Just to confirm, he had a total 40mg this morning and he should be fine. Correct?
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Yes, 40mg is no worry at all. :)

Take care,

Dr. B.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you so much!!! I'm relieved! Have a nice day!
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Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Awwh, what a lovely lad. :)

You both have a great day,

Dr. B.

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