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I by accident gave my dog two doses of antibiotic. Lucky age…

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I by accident gave my dog two doses of antibiotic

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the dog's name and age?

Lucky age 4

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Pet
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3/13/2018
Pet Specialist: Dr. Rachel, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago
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Welcome to JustAnswer.com! My name is***** and I have been a licensed veterinarian for 10 years. I would be happy to answer your question. What antibiotic is Lucky on?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Clavamox 62.5 mg
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
She is suppose to get two doses of 62.5 mg a day but she has had three doses today because of a mix up with my roommate
Pet Specialist: Dr. Rachel, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

What kind of dog is Lucky and how about how much does she weigh?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
She is a chihuahua terrier mix and weighs approximately 10 lbs
Pet Specialist: Dr. Rachel, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

She might have some diarrhea or throw up once or twice, but nothing more serious than that. You can actually give her a 5 mg Pepcid tablet now to help settle her stomach, as well as a teaspoon of yogurt to add in beneficial bacteria that the overdose of antibiotic may wipe out.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Where can I obtain Pepcid tablets?
Pet Specialist: Dr. Rachel, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

At the pharmacy or the pharmacy section of the grocery store. The generic name is famotidine.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
If the cvs near me are closed is it a big issue If she doesn’t get Pepcid?
Pet Specialist: Dr. Rachel, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

No, how is she this morning?

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