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My dog weighs 60 pounds and ate 60mg of instant release morphine

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My dog weighs 60 pounds and ate 60mg of instant release morphine will he sleep it off or die.

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When did he eat this


How did you try to induce vomiting

Customer: replied 7 years ago.

Two hours ago

Dog product from petco.



Because of the length of time inducing vomiting at this pint may be ineffective.

The normal dose of morphine for a dog this size would be 3-7.2 mg so this is almost 10xs the dose.

A dose this high can lead to depressed breathing, seizures,coma and death.

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I would suggest taking him to your local animal emergency immediately, they can administer activated charcoal to stop further absorption and provide supportive care as needed


I hope he is ok, please reply back if you have additional questions


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