My dog ate an entire thing of gun with xylitol and not well do I make her puke in route to er vet but an hr away. 55lbs

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Customer: my dog ate an entire thing of gun with xylitol and not well do I make her puke in route to er vet but an hr away
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How much did the dog eat? Do you know her weight?
Customer: 55lbs and a full un opened container
JA: The Expert will know if the dog will be okay to digest the container. What's the dog's name and age?
Customer: harper 40pc
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: Trident vibes spearmint gum
Answered by Dr John in 2 mins 1 year ago
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Hello, welcome to JustAnswer. My name is***** will be happy to help you. I am sorry to hear that Harper ingested this gum.  This toxicity can be very concerning.  If it is an hour's drive before you can get her to the vet, I would induce vomiting first because you may see signs of low blood sugar as soon as 30 minutes after ingestion.  For a 55 lb dog, I would use 60 ml (4 tablespoons or 2 ounces) of 3% hydrogen peroxide given orally.  Do this now, then get to the ER vet for follow-up care with activated charcoal and baseline blood work to check the liver out.  Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns.

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she just threw up and do much gum. she won't drink anymore water/peroxide
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I'd a 1 time puke enough
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It depends on how much she vomited up.  If she vomited all of it up, that should be fine.  If not, then there is still a concern.  Either way, I would make sure she gets activated charcoal from your vet to bind anything still in the GI tract.

Hello.  I just wanted to follow up and make sure you didn't have any other questions about Harper.

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the ER vet is keeping her overnight and monitoring her. thank you for your help
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we're all set

Great!!  Thanks for the update.

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thank you for your help

You are welcome.

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