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Posted : 1/2/2008 9:08:36 PM
My dog just got into a cupboard and ate approximately 4 antihistamine tablets (Aerius), the box says that adults should take 1 every 24 hours. She is not showing any signs if feeling ill but I am concerned about the quantity that she ingested. I do have a call in to a friend that is a veterinarian but thought I would also seek alternate advice in the meantime.
Your assistance is greatly appreciated.
Posted : 1/2/2008 10:07:03 PM
I don't know the answer but is there an emergency vet you can call (check the phonebook for an after hours vet) ? They will need to know the active ingredient in the tablet and the number of mgs plus the weight of your dog to know if there's an issue.
Posted : 1/2/2008 10:18:58 PM
The number for the ASPCA poison control is (888) 426-4435. They do charge you... but it is well worth it especially in these situations.
Good luck.. and I hope your pup is ok
Posted : 1/3/2008 11:31:48 PM
All is well with my little buddy. She obviously tried to eat some of the tablets but didn't like the taste and spit them out. I had started to use the blister pack that she got into which made knowing how many pills she got into more of a guess. She hasn't skipped a beat since the scare.
Thanks so much for your responses!
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