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Our pug puppy 6months old swallow my 5mg hydrocortisone

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our pug puppy 6months old swallow my 5mg hydrocortisone pill. what to do
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 1 year ago.

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

If this has been within a 2 hr window, give your puppy 3 teaspoons of hydrogen peroxide to induce vomiting which will remove the pill from her system. If she has not vomited within 15 minutes, do this again. You can safely do this 3 times. If it has been over 2 hrs, I would not worry. Only 1 5 mg tablet will not harm your girl as long as she is over 5 pounds of weight.

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