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I just gave my dog dimetapp cough she has been having the

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I just gave my dog dimetapp for a cough she has been having the last couple days. I have given her robitussin in the past with no issues. How bad is it that I gave her dimetapp, and what should I do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am currently not set up to make a live call. But, I am happy to answer your question on this thread. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- How much does she weigh?

2- Can you list the ingredients with milligrams?

3- How long has it been since you gave her dimetapp?

4- How many capsules did you give?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
She weighs 53 pounds, the ingredients are brompheniramine maleate 2 mg, dextrometorphan 10 mg, and phenylephrine hcl 5 mg and she was given 5ml. I gave it to her 15 minutes ago.
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Can you see in how many mls with the above ingredients (see label)?

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Do you have hydrogen peroxide 3%?