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She ate a whole bottle of Zofran (about 30 pills). Emergency…

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She ate a whole...

She ate a whole bottle of Zofran (about 30 pills). Emergency hotline won't even talk to me without paying $60 first.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name?

Lilah

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Lilah?

She's part Airedale part shepherd. probably ten months old

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Dog
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Dog Specialist: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 9 months ago
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Dog Specialist: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 9 months ago

Overdosages of up 10X didn't cause significant morbidity (severity of signs) in humans. Such an egregious overdose in Lilah needs to be addressed by inducing emesis at a dose of 5 mL per 5 lbs of body weight (maximum dose of 45 mL/3 measuring tablespoons) of 3% hydrogen peroxide given with a small poultry baster placed between her cheek teeth and cheek. She should vomit within 15 minutes. If not, repeat the same dose. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

If she ingested the pills over two hours ago or is already symptomatic in any manner, inducing emesis shouldn't be done. She should be admitted to a vet hospital to be decontaminated.

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