Can I use cepacol on my dog?
Each lozenge contains Benzocaine 7.5 mg and Dextromethorphan hydrobromide 5 mg. Dextromethorphan is sometimes used in dogs and it appears she would need 10 times the dose to be at a toxic range.
Is Eucalyptus poisonous to dogs?
Many essential oils, such as eucalyptus oil, tea tree oil, cinnamon, citrus, peppermint, pine, wintergreen, and ylang ylang are straight up toxic to pets. These are toxic whether they are applied to the skin, used in diffusers or licked up in the case of a spill.
Is cepacol OK for kids?
Children 6 to under 12 years of age take 1 lozenge and allow to dissolve slowly in the mouth may be repeated every 4 hours, not to exceed 6 lozenges in 24 hours, or as directed by a doctor. Children under 6 years of age do not use.
What should I do if my dog ate a Halls Cough Drop?
All cough drops are different. Even if it was particularly a Halls cough drop, you need to first make sure what could be causing the problem in order to treat it effectively. Maybe you’ll find out that the cough drop your dog ate, was free of toxic ingredients. Although there is a very brisk chance of this.
What happens if a dog eats a lozenge?
Crap. I’ve never had a dog eat lozenges but I would follow the info that the emergency clinic gave you, and not worry about it so much: there is no poison or anything toxic in those things, and as they said, at the most they will probably upset his tummy. In fact, they will probably pass through his system in a day or so.
Is it safe for dogs to take chloroseptic lozenges?
The primary ingredient in chloroseptic lozenges is benzocaine, which is safe for dogs, in fact it is used in a number of dog medications–for burns, pain, cuts and scratches, etc.
Can a dog swallow a benzocaine cough drop?
Being a local anesthetic, benzocaine will numb the throat when swallowed, or the mouth if chewed. This can pose a risk for aspiration and may become a choking hazard, particularly in those pets that may be more susceptible to aspiration.