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I think he may have ingested a time release capsule of

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I think he may have ingested a time release capsule of adderall
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: I don't know how long ago I saw the pill opened on the floor when I got home from work what should I do
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?
Customer: Dog is 3 years old and is about 25lbs
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  JACUSTOMER-2ggpt01r- replied 1 year ago.

Hi there, This can be quite a serious situation. What is the time frame in which your dog could have ingested the adderall? What is the mg? How many pills could your dog potentially have ingested? And how is he/she acting right now?- Dr. C

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi, the dog could have ingested anytime within the past 10 hours. it is 20mg, 1 single pill.He seems to be acting completely normally no changes in behavior i can see. Is there anything i can do to monitor or dilute any of the potential effects. I am guessing if he did consume the adderall it would have been several hours ago.
Expert:  JACUSTOMER-2ggpt01r- replied 1 year ago.

Unfortunately, this would be a fairly significant amount of adderrall for a 25# ***** This is a 1.7 mg/kg dose for him, and we usually start to see mild signs at 0.7 mg/kg. I would recommend that you call ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center-(###) ###-#### ***** a case number ***** get him to your nearest emergency clinic. He will need to be admitted for intravenous fluids, multiple does of activated charcoal and symptomatic/supportive treatment. Hope this is helpful, and good luck to you and your dog!- Dr. C

Expert:  JACUSTOMER-2ggpt01r- replied 1 year ago.

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