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My small dog, a 9.5 pound Pomeranian mix, takes 1/4 of a 25 mg spironolactone tablet for congestive heart failure, along with enalapril. I accidentally gave him the whole 25 mg spironolactone pill. Should I induce vomiting?
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Yes, let's induce vomiting. For a 9.5 lb dog, you can give 2 TEAspoons of 3% hydrogen peroxide. Mix it with a small amount of milk to get him to drink it.

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Then take him on a brisk walk to mix his stomach contents. He should vomit within 20 minutes.

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After that, just make sure that he has free access to water throughout the next 24 hours to prevent dehydration. He may drink and urinate more than usual.

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I'm just following up on our conversation about Herbie. How is everything going?
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