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Dr Marta Lepes, Dog Veterinarian
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My 10 year old beagle has had stomach problems today and

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My 10 year old beagle has had stomach problems today and wants to eat grass but now she is acting hyper and has some red splotches on her stomach and nose she cant sit still for long, my name is ***** *****. I gave her a Benadryl about 30 min ago
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: she has a sensitive stomach and this usually passes but now she to not be able to get settled. she get ups after a few minutes and moves to another spot and is breathing very heavy
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 10 months ago.

Hello,

My name is***** and I will help you.

Does she have a hard abdomen or is she bloated?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No she seems to be calming down. She had stomach problems all day but had good bowel movement today just seems she can't get settled
Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 10 months ago.

She might have excessive stomach acid.

Do you have some Pepcid or Pepto-Bismol?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 10 months ago.

What size dosage do you have for the Pepcid and how much does she weigh?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Pepto says on box 262 mg. She weighs about 35 lbs
Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 10 months ago.

OK give me a moment to do the calculation

Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 10 months ago.

You can give her ½ teaspoon of the Pepto-Bismol. Sometimes adding it to milk makes it easier to take.

Pepcid works better.

Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 10 months ago.

You can give her that 3 x day. If that doesn't settle her tummy take her to see your vet tomorrow.

She's an old girl and we want be especially careful with her.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Ok will do
Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 10 months ago.

If you have any more questions - even after the rating - feel free to ask. I'll be here for another ½ hour.

Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 10 months ago.

Good Morning,

How is she doing this morning? Has her tummy settled?