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Accidentally dosed her on fluoxetine for my larger dog. No

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Accidentally dosed her on fluoxetine for my larger dog.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the dog?
Customer: No symptom yet.
JA: Where does the dog seem to hurt?
Customer: She is 25lbs and ingested 30mg of fluoxetine.
JA: The Veterinarian will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Lucy
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Lucy?
Customer: She is also on phenobarbital and levetiracetam for seizure control.
Submitted: 19 days ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 19 days ago.

Hello, I'm Dr Gary. I've been practicing veterinary medicine since 2007. I look forward to helping with your questions/ concerns.

Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 19 days ago.

This is a safe dose for a dog that size. The safe dose is 1-2 mg/kg (0.5-1 mg per lb body weight).

It's at the high end of the dose range, so you could see some lethargy and possibly GI upset. Other than that, it shouldn't be a big issue. The signs should resolve over 12-24 hours on their own.

I hope this helps, let me know if you have any other questions.

Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 17 days ago.

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

Dr. Gary

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