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My dog just ate a Brilinta pill. What should I do?

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My dog just ate a Brilinta pill. What should I do?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 11 months ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. I couldn't locate any toxicology studies in dogs for Brilinta but the acute single-dose studies in mice and rats showed that ticagrelor (Brilinta) was well-tolerated. No deaths were observed following administration of up to 2,000 mg/kg (550 times the times the recommended human daily dose on a mg/kg basis). The primary observation noted at higher doses in rats was a transient body weight loss. I would expect roscoe to remain unaffected. Please give me an update on roscoe.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Due to a lack of reply until now we called the pet poison control hotline. They recommend giving him hydrogen peroxide to vomit and watching him for a couple days for any signs of bleeding
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 11 months ago.

I understand. Thank you for letting me know.

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