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Toxicology Brief
Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Successful treatment of baclofen overdose with intravenous lipid emulsion

January 1, 2014

A look at the presenting signs, diagnosis and treatment of baclofen toxicosis in a 6-month-old Shetland sheepdog.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Toxicology Brief: The toxicity of plastic explosives

June 1, 2013

Reports of dogs ingesting C-4 have come from nine states and, as described here, from as far away as Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Toxicology Brief: Phenylephrine ingestion in dogs: What's the harm?

November 1, 2012

Veterinarians should be aware of phenylephrine's toxic potential in dogs since its use as a human decongestant has likely increased.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Toxicology Brief: Phenylpropanolamine toxicosis in dogs and cats

January 1, 2012

This drug is used primarily to treat urinary incontinence secondary to urethral sphincter hypotonia.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Toxicology Brief: Hydroxyurea toxicosis in dogs and cats

August 1, 2011

Acute toxicosis with this antineoplastic drug can result in life-threatening signs.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Managing strychnine poisoning

June 1, 2010

The ASPCA APCC reports 146 strychnine poisoning cases throughout the United States.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

A case of zinc phosphide toxicosis

April 1, 2010

A 3-year-old intact female Shetland sheepdog was observed chewing pellets of mole and gopher poison (zinc phosphide 2%).

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Toxicology Brief: Managing acute carprofen toxicosis in dogs and cats

July 1, 2009

Carprofen, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug of the propionic acid class, is commonly used in small-animal practice for its analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic properties.

Source: VETERINARY MEDICINE

Risk factors for carprofen toxicosis

July 1, 2009

A variety of risk factors exist for carprofen toxicosis. Animals with any previous reaction to the drug are at risk.

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