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My dog ate phenabut hcl, he is vomiting and not acting right

Customer Question

My dog ate phenabut hcl, he is vomiting and not acting right what should I do?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if your dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Budd Roy, 8 months
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Budd Roy?
Customer: He eats everything
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Ellie replied 3 months ago.

If you are talking about phenylbutazone then your dog needs to be seen by the closest emergency clinic. This can cause anything from GI upset to more severs effects such as GI ulceration, acute kidney injury or neurologic issues in high enough doses. Do you know how much he ate and how much he weighs?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
25lb and no I don't know how much he ate
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
It's called phenabut HCL by lift mode
Expert:  Dr. Ellie replied 3 months ago.

What is the medication for? is it a human medication or a veterinary medication?

How many tablets did he eat? What is the strength (MG) of the tablet?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
It's a over the counter type Viteman it's powder. It helps with anxiety . Humans take less than 4 grams every other day
Expert:  Dr. Ellie replied 3 months ago.

I found this supplement by searching- is this it: PHENIBUT for sleep and anxiety?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Expert:  Dr. Ellie replied 3 months ago.

It sounds like he needs to be treated at an emergency facility. Take the bottle in and perhaps based on what is left if can be determined how much he ate. I recommend IV fluids at the least to help flush his system out and possibly activated charcoal administration if he is alert and it has been close enough in proximity to ingestion to be helpful. Do you know where the closest emergency facility is to you?

Have I been able to help you with your concerns tonight?

Expert:  Dr. Ellie replied 3 months ago.
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

Dr. Ellie