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Three of our pugs got into a box of Emergen-C powder

packets, and i don't know...
three of our pugs got into a box of Emergen-C powder packets, and i don't know if it is toxic for them
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10/12/2012
Dr. Michael Salkin
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Not to worry. The powder contains mostly water soluble vitamins C and B and a few minerals (zinc, magnesium). Excess water soluble vitamins are urinated away. The minerals - depending upon how much was ingested - might act as a cathartic or cause minor gastrointestinal upset.

I don't feel that inducing emesis is indicated but you might have a little talk with those Pugs...

Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.
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Thank you for your kind accept. I appreciate it. I'll check back with you tomorrow for an update.
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