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I dropped one 40 mg Lovastatin tablet and cannot find it. We

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I dropped one 40 mg Lovastatin tablet and cannot find it. We have 4 dogs ranging in weight from 40 pounds to 60 pounds. If one of them finds and eats it, will it harm them?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 10 months ago.

Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am not set up to make a live call. But, I am happy to answer your question on this thread.

Friend, lovastatin will Not be toxic to a dog. You see, dogs lack the enzyme lovastatin works on. When ingested symptoms usually limited to diarrhea or flatulence. Your dog (s) will be fine.

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