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I have a 4-lb Chihuahua. She may have swallowed one Equate

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I have a 4-lb Chihuahua. She may have swallowed one Equate Nighttime sleep aid. it has 25mg of Diphenhydrazine HCI. Should we run her to an emergency vet. We are not certain she swallowed the pill, but it dropped on the floor and we can't find it.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Jennifer Welsh replied 1 year ago.

Hello! I am Dr Welsh and I am happy to help with your questions today. I am sorry that you are dealing with this! Let's see if we can get to the bottom of this. I have just a few additional questions for you so that I can make the best recommendation.
can you double check the drug name for me? is it diphenhydramine?

otherwise acting normal?
any current illness or medes?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have over 60 eyes. yes, I misread zine, when it show be hyrdramine.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
34;should." She is acting normal and is playing with her toys
. No other medications recently, but occasionally an allergy pill. Her vet prescribed hydroxyzine 10mg for allergies.
Expert:  Jennifer Welsh replied 1 year ago.

that is okay, i understand!
when was the last time she had the hydroxyzine?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Last Thursday.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Your internet web site said this is a free service.
Expert:  Jennifer Welsh replied 1 year ago.

this is not a free service it is fully refundable if you are not satisfied. if you are not wanting to pay anything then I can get the moderator to close this out before we get too involved.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'll continue with my internet search. Thank you for the non-answer.
Expert:  Jennifer Welsh replied 1 year ago.

i can definitely get you an answer, that is what this service if for, I just needed additional information to make the best recommendation for you. but if you do not wish to pay for this then I will have the moderator close it out.

Expert:  Jennifer Welsh replied 1 year ago.

I am going to opt out since you do not wish to continue this conversation and I sent it to the moderator to close out. I wish you the best of luck for you and your pet.