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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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Ate 40mg lisinopril 1 tab. shes about 20 pounds and 10

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ate 40mg lisinopril 1 tab. shes about 20 pounds and 10 minutes ago
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Ruby and 5 months
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Ruby?
Customer: no may have ate some omeprozol
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 2 months ago.

Generally dosages below 9 mg/lb cause mild signs only, most commonly vomiting and lethargy. Ruby ingested 40 mg/20 lbs = 2 mg/lb. There's no reason to induce emesis or treat in any manner. As with ingesting anything unusual transient gastrointestinal distress in the form of inappetence, vomiting and/or diarrhea can arise but Ruby wasn't intoxicated. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.