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Category: Dog Veterinary
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My dog I think I ate some of my diabetic medicine metformin

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My dog I think I ate some of my diabetic medicine metformin and some Effexor what should I do
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know if your dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Her name is ***** ***** weighs about 40 pounds and she's a six-month-old half pitbull half everything else
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Lucy?
Customer: I think that is it for now she has a bad stomach ache you can tell and I took her blood sugar it was 102
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  DocPaul replied 12 months ago.


Dr. Paul Brazzell here

I would be happy to help you!

How long ago did this happen?

Expert:  DocPaul replied 12 months ago.

The Effexor can cause Serotinin syndrome- tachypnea, tachycardia, hypertension, agitation, tremors, seizures

The Metformin will lead to lactic acidosis

Can we induce vomiting- appropriate if was less than two hours ago.


Expert:  DocPaul replied 12 months ago.

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