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My dog just ate my chapstick that contains lysine, Wally 3

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My dog just ate my chapstick that contains lysine
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if your dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Wally 3 years old mini dachshund Approximately 10 lbs
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Wally?
Customer: Nope

Hello. My name is***** am happy to help you with your question. Give me just a moment to respond and type.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.

The chapstick with lysine may cause some gastrointestinal upset.

So you may see some lack of appetite, vomiting, or diarrhea.

But there should not be any toxic concerns.

And you actually may not see any signs at all.

If he develops an upset stomach then hold his food until he has not had any vomiting or diarrhea for 8 hours. Then offer small bites of plain cooked chicken and rice.

You can give 1/4 of a 10mg Pepcid AC tablet every 12 hours as needed too. That is an over the counter human stomach acid reducer.

How does that sound? Do you have any other questions?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Perfect, thanks!

You are welcome. My dog eats all my chapsticks too : )

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