Louie

This little cutie got himself into a whole load of trouble when he decided to raid his mom’s medicine cabinet!  Louie ate several pills of several different types of medications, and came to us completely disoriented and having severe seizures and tremors.  Because Louie’s symptoms were so severe, he had to be sedated for several hours to control the seizures. He was also given a substance called Intralipid intravenously.  This is a lipid emulsification that can, interestingly, not only be used for partial IV nutrition, but also to help bind drugs in the blood stream.  This was especially useful in this case because Louie could not take in anything by mouth due to the sedation.  Louie was monitored closely, and after a couple days made a full recovery. 

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