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Ate 1 200 mg Advil. Dog weighs 108 pounds. Shelby age 7.

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Ate 1 200 mg Advil. Dog weighs 108 pounds

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. The Expert will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?

Shelby age 7

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

She’s a very healthy Alaskan malamute

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3/11/2018
Dr. Michael Salkin
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Please don't be alarmed. 200 mg ibuprofen (Advil)/108 lbs = 1.85 mg/lb. While ibuprofen overdose can cause gastrointestinal, renal, and central nervous system effects it takes doses of 11 mg/lb (25 mg/kg) or more to lead to gastrointestinal problems and ulceration, manifested as vomiting, diarrhea, or abdominal pain. Shelby will remain safe. There's no need to induce emesis or treat in any manner. Please respond with further questions or concerns.

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