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My 5 lb multipoo may of ate maybe a couple of 2mg Nicorette

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my 5 lb multipoo may of ate maybe a couple of 2mg Nicorette lozenges the tiny ones
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know if the Maltipoo will be able to digest that. What is the Maltipoo's name and age?
Customer: Tucker and 9 months old
JA: What is the Maltipoo's name?
Customer: Tucker
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Tucker?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Dog
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
he just through up 3 tablets. he seems fine now ?? lTucker is laying down now
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
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Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 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 2 months ago.

Do you know how long ago the lozenges were consumed?

Can you share a link to the exact product that was consumed?

Do you know if he consumed any additional lozenges?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I don't know for sure but he threw up 3 2 mg mini lozenges he seems fine now..
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Not 32 3 of 2mg Nicorette mini lozenges
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
They weren't dissolved quite yet he threw up about 5 minutes after consuming
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

We do considered these types of ingestions a potential for toxicity. Without knowing how many lozenges that Tucker consumed, I would urge you to go to the ER overnight for good measure. Nicotine toxicity is a risk if he consumed the lozenges and they were even partially absorbed. Based on the info shared, it sounds like the potential exists for him to have additional lozenges in his system which may still be absorbed. You can learn more here: http://www.greenbrier-emergency.com/nicotine-toxicity-in-pets/ Thankfully, I do not see xylitol in the ingredient panel, so there's one less concern for the long-term effects of this ingestion but I cannot tell you that Tucker is not at risk of a major health concern given the ingestion and his size. I would err on the side of caution and visit an ER facility overnight.

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Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

Checking in. How is Tucker doing?