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I think my yorkie poo swallowed an allergy pill about 5

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I think my yorkie poo swallowed an allergy pill about 5 minutes ago
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: It was an Aerius 5 mg pill.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

Good evening. Can you tell me what kind of allergy pill it was and strength? There should be a name and milligram on the box or pill vial.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It was a 5mg Aerius pill
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I think I just added a picture of the medication
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for the speedy reply. It would be worthwhile to make him vomit. This medication is not commonly used in dogs. Here are the directions:

You'll want to watch out for prolonged vomiting, diarrhea, lethargic behavior, heavy sleep where you cannot rouse your pet, etc. By making him vomit, it's likely he will show no signs of consumption at all but if you do see concerning symptoms contact your local vet and have a physical exam performed pronto.

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Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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