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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience.
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Our cat is on vidalta 10 mg tablets for thyroid problems

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our cat is on vidalta 10 mg tablets for thyroid problems diagnosed by our vet,By mistake i have given her two 10 mg instead of one 10 mg. What should i do , just miss out tomorows tablet ?
Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the cat?
Customer: i have given her 2 10mg vidalta tablets by mistake instead of 1 tablet, what should i do
Assistant: Where does the cat seem to hurt?
Customer: not hurt
Assistant: OK. No obvious pain. What is the cat's name?
Customer: felix
Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Felix?
Customer: age 13 years good health other than thyroid tablets for last 6 months

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Correct, missing the next scheduled dose is appropriate. Adverse effects from overdose of carbimazole (Vidalta) are uncommon but when they arise are usually transient and related to the gastrointestinal tract - inappetence, vomiting and/or diarrhea. It's more likely that you won't see any adverse effects at all. There's no need to induce emesis nor treat in any manner. Please respond with further questions or concerns.

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Customer: replied 7 days ago.
thank you

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