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My 32 lb terrier mix ate 60 tAdvanced Calming chews sometime

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My 32 lb terrier mix ate 60 tAdvanced Calming chews sometime in the night. Ingredients; valerian root 50 mg, organic chamomile 39 mg, organic passionflower 39 mg, Thiamine 30 mg, magnesium citrate 25 mg, GABA 25 mg, L-tryptophan 25 mg, organic ginger root 20 mg; inactive ingredients: flaxseed meal, garbanzo flour, palm oil, pea flour, turkey meal, sorbic acid, vegetable glycerin and veg. oil. He has already had a bowel movement today - looked normal, though slightly soft. I gave him approx 20 mls of H202 but he did not vomit.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know if the terrier will be able to digest that. What is the terrier's name and age?
Customer: Angus - age approximately 10 yrs (shelter adopted).
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Angus?
Customer: He has a cast-iron stomach. He has even eaten a half bag of chocolate kisses with no ill effects. He is acting pretty normal - not lethargic, nor is he agitated.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 month ago.

Thankfully, there's nothing toxic in that product even when ingested in excess. Passion flower could potentially cause nausea and vomiting. It's too late to induce emesis but I don't believe it's necessary to do so. Any untoward symptoms that arose would be treated supportively and symptomatically. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 month ago.
Hi,

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

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