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My 30pound terrier mix ate 5 zantac X300 mg, Omalley 2

Customer Question

my 30pound terrier mix ate 5 zantac X300 mg
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The veterinarian will know if the terrier will be able to digest that. What is the terrier's name and age?
Customer: Omalley 2 years
JA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about Omalley?
Customer: no
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

How long ago did Omalley consume these Zantac tabs?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Earlier in the day maybe between 3-4:30pm
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

You and I are not on the same time zone, I imagine. How many hours ago was this?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

Im sorry?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
3 hours
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

There's not much data published on overdoses of Zantac. Fortunately, what is published is the toxic dose and O'malley has consumed only half as much as would be needed for major symptoms to arise. It is always wise to have a vet check done after an overdose of medication occurs, but it does not appear that he is in any immediate danger. You may see vomiting or diarrhea, GI cramping, nausea, etc. If you see muscle tremors, collapse or other concerning symptoms I would recommend an immediate physical exam at the ER or your vets office, whichever is open at the time.

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Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

JACustomer, just checking in. I didn't hear back from you yesterday. How is your companion doing?