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my dog just ate a pepto bismol tablet!! Is he going to be

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my dog just ate a pepto bismol tablet!! Is he going to be ok. He is 75lbs and he snaged it off the counter.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 5 years ago.

Welcome to Just Answer. Ok. The good news is that the ingestion of one tablet of pep to bismol for a guy his size isn't going to be a toxic issue. In fact, that dose is used a lot in dogs his size for helping treat diarrhea. On a side note, the pepto can cause the stool color to get darker so don't be surprised if it is darker for a couple days. He is going to be all right. No further treatment is needed.
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