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Can cats eat Ricola?

Can cats eat Ricola?

The cough drop is non-toxic. Large amounts of menthol could cause GI upset, but I would not expect that from a single lozenge. The foaming/salivation that you are seeing is probably just because of the foul taste in her mouth.

Do Ricola cough drops have Xylitol?

Ricola products do not contain Xylitol, a sweetener commonly associated with health problems for pets. Ricola realizes aspartame has been getting bad press and we are researching natural sweeteners to replace it without compromising the quality and great taste of our Sugar Free Cough Drops.

What happens if my dog eats a Ricola cough drop?

What’s Going To Happen? If your dog ate Ricola Cough Drops, they are likely to experience GI issues due to the herbs, menthol and sugar contained within. However the company does recommend that pet owners contact their vet if their pup ingests Ricola Cough Drops, just in case there are any adverse consequences.

Are cough drops toxic to cats?

According to the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC), the first thing you should do if your pet ingests cough drops is check the ingredients list. Most cough drops contain sugar, menthol, eucalyptus oil, colors and flavor—all of which can cause gastrointestinal upset.

What are the side effects of Ricola cough drops?

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

How many Ricola cough drops can you have in a day?

Directions: adults and children 6 years and older: dissolve 2 drops (one at a time) slowly in the mouth. Do not bite or chew. Repeat every 2 hours as needed or as directed by a doctor.

Are Halls cough drops toxic to dogs?

When a pet owner tells you their dog or cat has ingested cough drops, the first thing you should do is check the ingredient list, according to the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center. Most cough drops contain sugar, menthol, eucalyptus oil, colors and flavors—all ingredients that may cause gastrointestinal upset.

Can cough drops kill dogs?

Xylitol, an artificial sweetener often found in cough drops, is toxic to dogs. One cough drop is likely to cause only minor gastrointestinal upset, but if your dog’s behavior changes, seek immediate veterinary assistance. Liver damage is also a risk of xylitol consumption.

What happens if my cat eats a cough drop?

Is there an expiration date for Ricola cough drops?

My product does not have an expiration date – how do I know when it expires? If you don’t see a regular expiration date on your package of Ricola, then please dispose of the product. Ricola Cough Drops have a two-year shelf life if stored in a cool, dry place.

What’s the shape of a Ricola cough drop?

Ricola original herb cough drops are made today exactly as they were made more than 80 years ago, when they were first invented. The drop’s unmistakable cube shape and its balanced flavor remain a constant and popular signature to this day. Newer Ricola varieties are produced using a different process, giving them an oval shape.

What should I do if my dog swallowed cough drops?

Are there tree nuts in Ricola cough drops?

Ricola Cough Drops contain no tree nuts or peanuts. However, regarding coconut, one of the lubricants used on the production equipment of our supplier may contain small amounts of coconut. Since our drops do come in contact with this machinery, the amount of coconut present on a drop would be extremely small, if present at all.