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Hi my shitzue ate 200 mg of ibufen will she be ok

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Hi my shitzue ate 200 mg of ibufen will she be ok
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  DrRalston replied 2 years ago.
Hello, I'm Dr Ralston, thank you for your question.

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I need to know, how much does Sophie weigh, and what kind of dog is she?

Also, does she have any other current health concerns that are serious? And is she taking any other medication currently?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Sophie's in fill health no problems she weighs about 15 kg I think she seems fine she's a shitzue not taking any meds at all

Expert:  DrRalston replied 2 years ago.
Ok, Sara. Thanks for that information.

According to studies of acute ingestion of ibuprofen in dogs, vomiting, diarrhea,
nausea, anorexia, gastric ulceration, and abdominal pain can be seen with doses of 50-125mg/kg; these signs in combination with renal damage can be seen at levels at or above 175 mg/kg; and at levels at or above 400 mg/kg, CNS effects such as seizure, ataxia, coma, ataxia may occur.

Your Sophie has ingested about 13 mg/ kg. This is a relatively low amount of this drug, and should not be in the toxic level as long as she has only ingested one of them.

She should be fine. I would make sure she drinks plenty of water. She also should not receive any other type of NSAID for at least 7-14 days. This would include aspirin, Rimadyl, Carprofen, Metacam, Acetamol, Paracetamol, Tylenol, and any other medication which includes an NSAID.

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