As overdoses of antihistamines are known to cause a rapid heart rate and increased blood pressure, monitoring the functioning of the cardiovascular system is also critical.This medication should not be given to dogs with certain disorders as they may exacerbate them.If you see your dog ingest a large amount of Benadryl, or he seems to be having a reaction to prescribed Benadryl, gather as much information about the incident as possible and provide the details to the veterinary team upon arrival at the clinic.
I read that urine retention is a long term side effect.
If I stop giving her the Benadryl, will she get back to normal? She has been to a vet this week and has a catheter.
When you reach the veterinarian’s office the treatment of an overdose of Benadryl, or other antihistamines, is mainly supportive.
Activated charcoal may be administered to your pet as well in order to soak up as much of the toxin in the stomach as possible and in some cases, a gastric lavage to empty the patient’s stomach, will be initiated.
Benadryl is a well-known brand name utilizing diphenhydramine, one of the earliest antihistamines, and it can be prescribed to dogs to relieve the symptoms of allergy.