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PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse
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Experience:  15 yrs experience in vet med, 8 in emergency med. Founder of a non-profit animal rescue
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He accidentally ingested my wellbutrin 150 mg. He weighs

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He accidentally ingested my wellbutrin 150 mg .
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: He weighs only 10 lbs.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?
Customer: Max and he is 3 years old.
JA: What is the dog's name?
Customer: He has seizures. And is on phenobarbital.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

How long ago was the wellbutrin ingested, JACustomer?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Half hour ago or less.
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for the additional information.

The minimum toxic dose for a 10# ***** with Wellbutrin is 40mg which means that he's had well over what is needed to see toxic effects. Because he is a dog who has a history of medical problems, I would highly recommend taking him directly to your most local ER and having them induce vomiting, begin treatment and monitor him.

The Wellbutrin he's taken are likely controlled release which can delay the onset of symptoms and may also cause a longer effect in the body. Symptoms such as difficulty breathing, vomiting, drooling, walking in a drunken fashion, seizures, heart issues and tremors can be seen. More info here:

In a pinch, you can also induce vomiting at home and observe closely with these directions: I would still recommend a visit to the ER, instead, and if you do need help finding one in your area please post back your city, state and zip code. I'll get to work finding a location nearest you.

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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?