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I have an 85 pound Rottweiler who is 8 years old. I just…

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I have an 85 pound Rottweiler who is 8 years old. I just accidentally gave her way to much zimectrin gold wormer. I'm not sure how much bc I was trying to wipe it out of her mouth and then I flushed her mouth with the water hose. What negative side effects should I look for? Should we go to the emergency vet?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the Rottweiler?

She accidentally ingested too much zimectrin gold wormer

Veterinarian's Assistant: The Expert will know if the Rottweiler will be able to digest that. What is the Rottweiler's name?

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian replied 9 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian replied 9 months ago

What is the active ingredient in the dewormer?

How much (in mg) do you think she got?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Ivermectin 1.55 percent
Praziquantel 7.75 percent
Contents will treat a 1250 lb horse
Mg are not listed
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian replied 9 months ago

Ok thanks.

Ok, yeah, that can be pretty toxic and life threatening.

First off, try to induce vomiting by giving 3 tablespoons of hydrogen peroxide orally.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian replied 9 months ago

After that, you need to get to a vet to start IV fluids, give activated charcoal to bind the toxin and also give something called Intralipids to pull that Ivermectin out of the blood stream.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
What is the toxic dose for ivermectin
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian replied 9 months ago

With aggressive and rapid care, you can get her to survive this. Just be warned, I have had dogs take many days in the hospital and some over a week on a ventilator before they survived. It's a tough toxicity to treat as it stays in the body a long time.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian replied 9 months ago

The toxic dose is 0.2-1 mg per kg or 8-40 mg in your dog.

1.55% is 15.5 mg per mL. It sounds like you gave much more than the 3 mL that it would take to get to the high end of the toxic dose.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Must go to the store for hydrogen peroxide what signs of toxicity should I look for and how fast is the onset
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian replied 9 months ago

If you don't have any, then I would just take the dog to a vet now. Signs can start within an hour or two.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian replied 9 months ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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