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My 55 pound 6 month old puppy just ate 6 Gas-x chewable

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My 55 pound 6 month old puppy just ate 6 Gas-x chewable tabs. Discovered about 15-20 min after ingestion
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 2 years ago.
Welcome! I am Dr. Altman, a licensed veterinarian and happy to answer your questions today.
Gas X is not dangerous and can even be prescribed to dogs for certain conditions. The active ingredient is Simethicone which only has gastrointestinal disruption as side effects. To help your dog prevent any irritation or diarrhea, add 1-2 teaspoons of canned pumpkin to each meal for the next few days. Canned pumpkin (not spiced) will help soothe the intestinal tract and is a natural remedy for both diarrhea and constipation.
If for any reason you notice any unusual symptoms in your dog, contact his regular veterinarian to rule out more serious conditions. Simethicone is difficult to overdose and is not likely to have any persisting effects.
Please make sure that there is no xylitol nor any other active ingredients in this product and if that is the case we should be just fine
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