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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
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Customer: my dog got ahold of my eye medicine that come in little viles and may have gotten some of the medicine in his mouth or swallowed some and when I looked at the lable it say Keep out of reach of children if swallowed get medical help or contact a prison control center . the eye drops are called Retaine "MGD' They are used for dry eye
JA: The Veterinarian will know if Retaine will be able to digest that. How old is Retaine?
Customer: Retain is the name of the medicine
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about name?
Customer: Called retain "MGD"
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 5 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 5 months ago.

Thankfully, none of the ingredients in that product are toxic to dogs in the amount found in those vials. As with ingesting anything unusual transient gastrointestinal distress in the form of inappetence, vomiting and/or diarrhea can arise but your dog wasn't intoxicated. There's no need to induce emesis or treat in any manner. Please respond with further questions or concerns.