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1- How long has it been since she took Benicar?
2- How much does she weigh?
3- Do you have hydrogen peroxide 3%?
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Friend, with the ingestion of Benicar the concern is hypotension (decrease blood pressure). But, in dogs, we usually don't see hypotension until the dose is at 20mg/kg or above. In this case, your dog took a dose of 5.8mg/kg; unlikely for this to cause hypotension or be life threatening. I would not worry it is very likely she is going to be okay. But, as a precaution I would keep an eye on her for the next 12 hours, if you notice lethargy, anorexia, changes in respiration, etc. have her checked by ER veterinarian for supportive care.
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