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I take a compounded Progesterone pill and I think the dog

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I take a compounded Progesterone pill and I think the dog ate one
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?
Customer: Andrew
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Andrew?
Customer: No
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 11 months ago.

Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!

Can you please tell me Andrew's weight, the mg of potential ingestion, and how long ago this occurred? Thank you

Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 11 months ago.

Very commonly, with high levels of progesterone, we can see a very rapid onset of ataxia and disorientation (looks like they are drunk). It is self-limiting and they tend to make complete recoveries after a few hours. If your dog did not ingest a high dose you should not see any issues at all.

For example if you have a 70 pound dog that ingested a 100 mg tablet then you should be just fine but monitoring for these symptoms is always best and knowing what to monitor for...

Please let me know how else I can assist you both today

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Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 11 months ago.

I am online another 30 minutes tonight if I can be of any further assistance...

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