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I gave my 12# shifty my 10 mg blood pressure pill by

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I gave my 12# ***** my 10 mg blood pressure pill by accident
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. G. replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is***** am a licensed veterinarian and I will try and help you as best as I can.

Please allow a few minutes for me to read your responses and for me to respond back.

Expert:  Dr. G. replied 1 year ago.

I am sorry to hear this has happened.

How long ago did winston eat the medication?

What medication did Winston eat?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
20 minutes ago lisinipril 10 mg
Expert:  Dr. G. replied 1 year ago.

I apologize, I am unable to do phone calls due to veterinary practice laws. We can however continue here via the chat system.

The dose your dog received will likely cause a short term period of hypotension (low blood pressure). This medication was taken at about 4 times the normal dog dose. There will likely be some upset stomach as well. Because it is 4 times the dose, I would recommend inducing vomiting.

Expert:  Dr. G. replied 1 year ago.

Vomiting can be induced using a teaspoon of hydrogen peroxide orally to induce vomiting. You can repeat again in 10 minutes if there is no vomiting. If he vomits, then you won't need to worry about anything else after that.

Expert:  Dr. G. replied 1 year ago.

The dose is not life threatening, so if you cannot induce vomiting there should not be any severe side effects. He would however need to be well rested for the day due to his blood pressure being low.

Expert:  Dr. G. replied 1 year ago.
Hi Peter,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Winston. How is everything going?
Dr. G.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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