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My 10 week old pom. puppy just swallowed my blood pressure

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My 10 week old pom. puppy just swallowed my blood pressure pill that I dropped on the floor.
what should I do
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  Dr Aaron replied 6 years ago.
What is the name of the pill and what milligram strength is it?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
lisinopril 40mg
Expert:  Dr Aaron replied 6 years ago.
Approximately how much does your dog weigh?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
2.5 pounds
Expert:  Dr Aaron replied 6 years ago.
This is a rather large dose for your young puppy. I am very concerned that his blood pressure will drop dangerously low if immediate action is not taken. I advise that you rush him to a nearby emergency hospital. There they will be able to possible induce vomiting and start him on iv fluids to help combat the effects of the medications. As I stated above this is not a matter that should be taXXXXX XXXXXghtly and he needs to be seen immediately.

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