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Dog swallowed percocet 5 mg that fell on floor weighs 8 lbs

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dog swallowed percocet 5 mg that fell on floor
weighs 8 lbs 3 yrs old
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  petdrz. replied 1 year ago.

Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you and your pet today. I am a licensed veterinarian with over 25 years experience and would be happy work with you.

Percocet is a combination of Oxycodone and acetaminophen. The oxycodone part that was ingested of 5 mg is not likely to be of concern in this size dog, but the acetaminophen component is a pretty hefty dose. How long ago did this happen?