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Im not sure but he may have ate a 10mg oxycodone pill he

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Im not sure but he may have ate a 10mg oxycodone pill he weighs about 20 pounds. will it hurt him
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?
Customer: he is a 7 month old pug
JA: OK. The Veterinarian will know if the pug will be able to digest that. What is the pug's name?
Customer: Sammy
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Sammy?
Customer: no he is healtly
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 11 months ago.

I might dose a 20 lb Sammy with 1 mg of oxycodone. 10 mg is quite an overdose. If it's been less than 2 hours since Sammy could have ingested the oxycodone, I recommend inducing emesis with 4 measuring teaspoons of 3% hydrogen peroxide dosed with a small poultry baster placed between his cheek teeth and cheek. He should vomit within 15 minutes. If not, you should repeat the same dose. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 11 months ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
Dr. Michael Salkin

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