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my dog may have eaten a flomax (tamsulosin) pill 0.4mg - he

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my dog may have eaten a flomax (tamsulosin) pill 0.4mg - he is a Shepard/husky mix and weighs about 105 pounds

Thank you for your question, I'm Dr. Dan and I'll try to help you.

I have good news for you. If he did eat this pill, due to his large size it should not affect him at all. He would have need to have eaten between 4 and 5 of them before we worry about any negative side effects on his heart or blood pressure. Even though he should hot have any symptoms at all if he is really sensitive to this drug then in the next 4-8 hours he may become really weak or act like he's drunk. If this occurs take him to the emergency vet immediately to have his blood pressure checked. However most likely he'll be just fine.

I hope this helps, if not please feel free to ask more questions.
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Hi Terry,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Casey. How is everything going?

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