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Xylitol is toxic to dogs, causing hypoglycaemia and, in some cases, liver failure. This sweetener is found in many foods, medicines and confectionary, particularly chewing gums, because it has anticaries properties and a low glycaemic index. The most common source of xylitol poisoning in dogs is...

Author(s)
Bates, N.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Companion Animal, 2019, 24, 4, pp 182-187
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Author(s)
Robinson, N.; Brant, B.; Radford, A.; Noble, P. J.; Pinchbeck, G.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2019, 184, 5, pp 157
Abstract

Xylitol is commonly used as sugar substitute in households. While it has numerous beneficial effects on human health, it is highly toxic to dogs. The goal of this study was to examine whether xylitol has similar deleterious effects, such as hypoglycaemia and acute hepatic failure, on cats. Our...

Author(s)
Jerzsele, Á.; Karancsi, Z.; Pászti-Gere, E.; Sterczer, Á.; Bersényi, A.; Fodor, K.; Szabó, D.; Vajdovich, P.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 2018, 41, 3, pp 409-414
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Author(s)
Brown, G. W.
Publisher
Eastern States Veterinary Association, Inc (NAVC), Glen Mills, USA
Citation
Today's Veterinary Practice, 2018, 8, 5, pp 66-68, 70-73
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Xylitol is a commonly available sugar substitute found in sugar-free chewing gums and as an excipient in some medicines. It is used for its benefits on oral hygiene and its low-calorie content. It is also found in some peanut butters, ice creams and toothpastes, and can be used as a sugar...

Author(s)
Bates, N.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
The Veterinary Nurse, 2018, 9, 5, pp 256-260
Abstract

Every day, companion animals are exposed to numerous household products including food for humans. These products are safe for people but can be dangerous and severely toxic to pets. Among the most dangerous dog poisons are: chocolate, onions, garlic, xylitol, grapes and dried raisins. Since 1998,...

Author(s)
Sapierzyński, R.; Wojtczak, M.; Filich, M.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2018, 93, 6, pp 411-413
Abstract

In the present literature review, the mechanisms of xylitol toxicosis in dogs are summarized and discussed by the authors. Xylitol, which is now widely used as a sweetener in human nutrition, causes a severe, commonly life-threatening toxicosis in dogs, being an emerging issue in small animal...

Author(s)
Remport, Á.; Mátis, G.; Juhász, O.; Kerek, Á.; Neogrády, Z.
Publisher
Herman Ottó Institute Nonprofit Ltd., Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja, 2018, 140, 2, pp 109-117
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Author(s)
Davies, J.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
VN Times, 2018, 18, 3, pp 12-13
Abstract

Xylitol ingestions in dogs may result in severe hypoglycemia followed by acute hepatic failure and associated coagulopathies. Aggressive treatment may be needed, but the prognosis is generally expected to be good for dogs developing uncomplicated hypoglycemia. Because of increased availability of...

Author(s)
Murphy, L. A.; Dunayer, E. K.
Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice, 2018, 48, 6, pp 985-990
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Author(s)
Brutlag, A.
Publisher
Educational Concepts LLC, Tulsa, USA
Citation
NAVC Clinician's Brief, 2017, No.August, pp 33-36

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