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My 10 lb Shih Tzu just ate an Alka-Seltzer Plus severe cough…

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My 10 lb Shih Tzu just ate an Alka-Seltzer Plus severe cough mucus and congestion pill

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. The Expert will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?

Coco...5 1/2

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Coco?

No...she's healthy

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Kara, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
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Hello, I'm Dr. Kara. I have over 20 years of experience as a veterinarian and I'd like to help. Please give me a moment to review your concerns.

Are the active ingredients:
Acetaminophen. 325 mg.
Chlorpheniramine maleate 2mg.
Dextromethorphan hydro bromide 10 mg.
Phenylephrine hydrochloride 5mg.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Kara, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

Do you have fresh (unexpired) 3% hydrogen peroxide?

Is Coco taking any other medications?

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