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My 5 month old husky are a 20mg adderall around an hour ago

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My 5 month old husky are a 20mg adderall around an hour ago and I've given her hydrogen peroxide to induce vomitting but she won't throw up. Should I be concerned?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 7 months ago.
How much does your husky weigh, please? Doses of Adderal of 0.25 mg/lb will just cause agitation but doses of 1-1.5 mg/lb can cause seizures and coma.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I'm not exactly sure but I'd say between 30 and 40lb
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Also she ate it around an hour ago and she's just walking around smelling things but more than usual
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 7 months ago.
At 40 lbs (20 mg/40 lb) she would have ingested 0.5 mg/lb which should cause significant agitation but shouldn't be life-threatening. You can continue to "watchful wait" and have her sedated by her vet if she becomes too agitated in the form of shaking, vocalizing, or tremors. She appears to already be symptomatic ("smelling things more than usual") and so inducing emesis at this point isn't appropriate. Please continue our conversation if you wish.
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 6 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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