Dog

Get Your Dog Care Questions Answered by Experts

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Dog

My dog accidently took 6mg of requip. He ways 70lbs, He

Customer Question
My dog accidently took 6mg...
My dog accidently took 6mg of requip. He ways 70lbs
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with your dog?
Customer: He accidently took 4mg of Requip
JA: Where does your dog seem to hurt?
Customer: He just now ate it
JA: The Veterinarian will know if your dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Goldy, 6yrs
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Goldy?
Customer: Male
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Dog
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
It is 4mg of Requip
Answered in 5 minutes by:
8/2/2016
Dog Specialist: Dr Marta Lepes, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago
Dr Marta Lepes
Dr Marta Lepes, Veterinarian
Category: Dog
Satisfied Customers: 507
Experience: Owner, practitioner, Owner at Hilo Veterinary Clinic, Inc, Vetmed Hawaii
Verified

Hello, my name is***** and I will do my best to help you. I am reviewing your question now and I will post back to you ASAP.

Ask Your Own Dog Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
He takes APIQUEL for itching. Last dose was 1pm
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
He is a yellow Labrador
Dog Specialist: Dr Marta Lepes, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

How long ago did he ingest the Requip? (hours/minutes)

Is he showing any unusual behavior?

Ask Your Own Dog Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
About 10 minutes ago
Dog Specialist: Dr Marta Lepes, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

That's good news because we can induce vomiting and quickly get rid of it

What we need for Goldy is his weight and hydrogen peroxide that has not expired for more than 1 year.

Ask Your Own Dog Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
70 lbs
Dog Specialist: Dr Marta Lepes, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

OK. I assume that the hydrogen peroxide is not too old.

Give hin 3 tablespoons in milk or a small amount of tasty food. He should

vomit in 10 to 15 minutes.

Do you have the hydrogen peroxide?

Ask Your Own Dog Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I don't know how old it is.
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
It's 4 years old
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Is the peroxide took old
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
It expired 4 years ago
Dog Specialist: Dr Marta Lepes, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

Well, i wouldn't use it.

Can you get some that is not expired? It's available at any pharmacy and most supermarkets.

The dose that he ingested should not be a problem for a normal heathy dog.

However I am always very cautious because I don't want any possibility of a reaction.

Ask Your Own Dog Question
Dog Specialist: Dr Marta Lepes, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

And some dogs are more sensitive to the Requip.

Ask Your Own Dog Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
What would be a toxic dose for a 70lb dog
Dog Specialist: Dr Marta Lepes, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

I'm afraid that I have to sign off soon.

I still recommend inducing vomiting if you can do it within 1 12 hours of Goldy ingesting the Requip.

If the dosage I gave you doesn't induce vomiting in 15 minutes, you can repeat the dosage one more time.

If he still does not vomit, watch for agitation and rapid heart rate and breathing. If the symptoms are severe (very unlikely ) take him to an emergency clinic.

I will check back in an hour or two.

If you have any questions please post them.

When we are done kindly rate this service.

A toxic dose would be 3 or 4 tabs.

Ask Your Own Dog Question
Dog Specialist: Dr Marta Lepes, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

That is 1½ hours.

Ask Your Own Dog Question
Dog Specialist: Dr Marta Lepes, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

Please tell me what you decided to do.

I hope that the information I provided helped you come to some decision.

Ask Your Own Dog Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I took him to emergency Veterinary
Dog Specialist: Dr Marta Lepes, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

Thanks for the update. How is Goldy doing?

Ask Your Own Dog Question
Dog Specialist: Dr Marta Lepes, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

DrMarta-vet
Ask Your Own Dog Question
Ask Dr Marta Lepes Your Own Question
Dr Marta Lepes
Dr Marta Lepes
Dr Marta Lepes, Veterinarian
Category: Dog
Satisfied Customers: 507
507 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Owner, practitioner, Owner at Hilo Veterinary Clinic, Inc, Vetmed Hawaii

Dr Marta Lepes is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

You are a light at the end of scary tunnel when $ are tight, but people need professional help to turn to for help with their dear pets!

LinhCharleston, WV

$1,000 spent at his vet, and I finally get the correct diagnosis from Nancy Holmes for $15

CarolCedar Hill, MO

I think this is the greatest web site in the world. Thanks to all!

JudyNew Haven, CT

I have referred several friends to your web site. I'm impressed with how easy it is to use your site, the Experts available and the quickness of answers.

NinaUSA

I am completely pleased with the quick response that I received in our time of need for our dog, Jasmine. I couldn't believe how quick the response was and I thank you. It's good to know you're there!!

Jasmine's MomUSA

Please let everyone involved with your site know that your Expert, Dr. Lucy, has saved my dog's life. I will recommend your site to all my pet loving friends. Thank you again for simply being there!

Sonya GEasley, SC

Last night my Expert spent close to 3 hours working with me on my dog's illness. Thank you so much for this opportunity to share in her care and knowledge!

Cathie MPompano Beach, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

3,028 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ

Joan

Joan

Vet Tech

5,222 satisfied customers

Vet Tech for over 35+ years working w/Dogs/Rescues

Candy

Candy

Veterinary Technician

7,971 satisfied customers

Practicing Veterinary Technician for 26 years.Former Veterinary Practice Owner, Technician Trainer

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Small Animal Veterinarian.

5,063 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

4,891 satisfied customers

UC Davis Graduate, Interests: Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Pain Management

Theresa

Theresa

A Voice for Your Pet

4,705 satisfied customers

19+ years experience in small animal medicine

Dr. Drew

Dr. Drew

Veterinarian

3,290 satisfied customers

Small Animal Medicine and Surgery

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Questions
Weeks post acepromazine dose to get my dog's nails trimmed
Weeks post acepromazine dose to get my dog's nails trimmed at vet, my dog, a 13 year old chow/possibly Aussie cross … read more
Denise Cudiamat
Denise Cudiamat
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
336 satisfied customers
The past few days my cockapoo has been limping and licking
Hi the past few days my cockapoo has been limping and licking herself. I haven't found anything wrong … read more
Dr. Gabby
Dr. Gabby
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,408 satisfied customers
I found a piece of my 300 mg Lamictal XR missing from a pill
I found a piece of my 300 mg Lamictal XR missing from a pill I found on my carpet. I have bipolar disorder which is why I take it. About a quarter of it was broken off. Our dog has been in our den but… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,376 satisfied customers
Last Fri my westie 5yr started feeling poorly. have given
last Fri my westie 5yr started feeling poorly. have given him pepto 2Tbs and 1tsp of baby acetominophyn drinking water and eating some food but still gags yellow bile and runny feces … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
8,553 satisfied customers
Recently my dog had to get his tail amputated due to the
Recently my dog had to get his tail amputated due to the fact that he was chewing it and he chewed it so bad that when I took him in to the vet the vet said he couldn't save it. But he vet couldn't fi… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
8,553 satisfied customers
My dog is a stafford terrier with lab mix. She's only 5
HI My dog is a stafford terrier with lab mix. She's only 5 months she's just got spayed 5 days ago. … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
8,553 satisfied customers
My lawn care applied sulphur granules to my lawn without my
My lawn care applied sulphur granules to my lawn without my consent. I have beagles who like to eat everything they shouldn't in the lawn. I am told there is no way to remove it from lawn except to ge… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
8,553 satisfied customers
All of a sudden my dog has developed excessive thrist but is
All of a sudden my dog has developed excessive thrist but is throwing it back up almost as soon as she drinks it. She is a 12 week old Shit Zuni and lapso mixl. She is also acting a little strangely a… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
8,553 satisfied customers
9 year old female rottie large lu. Large lump on ribs,
Large lump on ribs, painful, loss of muscle and use of right front leg, Looking use of right back leg, won't get up, won't eat... size of lump increased over 6 months in right run behind front leg … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
8,553 satisfied customers
She's moaning and I think she ate a small piece of
She's moaning and I think she ate a small piece of insulation loss of appetite won't drink water … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
3,438 satisfied customers
My dog has been acting a bit strange lately, she's been
My dog has been acting a bit strange lately, she's been hesitant to come in from outside but she's just laying out there and doesn't make an effort to go to the bathroom. It got worse this morning it … read more
Dr. Chelsea Pulter
Dr. Chelsea Pulter
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
42 satisfied customers
He's very lethargic and has been shivering off and on for
He's very lethargic and has been shivering off and on for about 12 hours. My other dog brushed up against him and he yelped. I've pressed on him and he doesn't seem to have any tenderness anywhere. He… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
8,553 satisfied customers
I'm not sure if anything is wrong, she doesn't seem to be in
I'm not sure if anything is wrong, she doesn't seem to be in pain but the area where she pee's from is black and I just now noticed it? She keeps licking it but I'm not sure if she's in any discomfort… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
8,553 satisfied customers
She just started biting & red spots came up on side & but.
She just started biting & red spots came up on side & but … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
8,553 satisfied customers
13 yr old cocker spaniel/ mix w/ Respirations over 100 per
13 yr old cocker spaniel/king charles mix w/ Respirations over 100 per minute for last 4 hours, he can't get up or even raise head. Was fine at 1pm came home at 7 to find him this way with small pile … read more
Heath Wilkerson
Heath Wilkerson
ER/ICU & Exotic Animal Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
46 satisfied customers
My dog is 10 years old, he is part pomperian 1/2 I do not
My dog is 10 years old , he is part pomperian 1/2 I do not know he weigh about 8 lbs. Yesterday he started coughing a dry cough. Last night he stsrted coughing ( dry cough) more frequently like he kep… read more
Jane Lefler
Jane Lefler
Dog Behaviorist/Trainer/Breeder/Health
3.75 GPA 36cr. Multiple Tech traini
0 satisfied customers
She is a 45-50 lbs blue heeler beagle mix. She gets skin
She is a 45-50 lbs blue heeler beagle mix. She gets skin infections periodically from rolling around in the yard. It is similar to cradle cap. … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
8,553 satisfied customers
I just recently got a pit from the ASPCA. We couldn't find
I just recently got a pit from the ASPCA. We couldn't find the dog food he was on while he was in the shelter. When he came home he was on purena puppy chow(he 2 years old) called the shelter and aske… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
8,553 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x