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Baytril (Enrofloxacin) Chewable Tablets for Dogs & Cats

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    $3.99

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Strength: 136-mg
  • 22.7-mg In stock
  • 68.0-mg In stock
  • 136-mg In stock
Count: 1 tablet
  • 1 tablet In stock

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Description

Baytril is an antibacterial chewable tablet for dogs and cats. This medication is formulated for the management of diseases associated with certain bacteria including those causing skin, urinary and respiratory tract infections. Baytril kills a wide-range of disease-causing bacteria directly at the sight of infection and has been used for this purpose for over 20 years.

Uses

Baytril antibacterial tablets are indicated for the treatment of bacterial infections of the urinary tract, prostate, liver, GI tract and other body systems.

Possible Side Effects

Contact your veterinarian if your pet shows signs of anorexia, diarrhea, vomiting, elevated liver enzymes, depression, lethargy, nervousness or any other adverse reactions or behaviors.

Drug & Food Interactions

Compounds that contain metal cations (e.g., aluminum, calcium, iron, magnesium) may reduce the absorption of this drug from the intestinal tract.

Precautions

Provide plenty of fresh water for your pet to drink while she is taking this medication. It's also advised that dairy products be avoided within two hours of giving this medication.

  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    146329
  • Brand

    Baytril

  • Common Brand Name(s)

    Baytril

  • Dosage Measure

    Single dose, 24 hours. Half dose, 12 hours.

  • Generic Name

    Enrofloxacin

  • For Use With

    Dogs & Cats

  • Brand

    Bayer

  • Product Form

    Chewable Tablet

  • Health Condition

    Respiratory Infections, Urinary Tract Infections (UTI), Skin Infections

  • Drug Type

    Antibiotic

Ingredients
Ingredients

Enrofloxacin.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Baytril tablets should be given by mouth, either once daily or split into two daily doses. Your veterinarian will determine the dose and frequency that's best for your pet. Always follow your veterinarian's instructions.

Storage Instructions

Store at room temperature away from light.

FAQ

What is Baytril?

Baytril is an oral antibiotic that is used to treat susceptible bacterial infections of the urinary tract, prostate, liver, GI tract, and other body systems. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic that is available as a flavored tablet.

How is this medication given?

This medication is given orally (by mouth). Baytril Taste Tabs can be given every 24 hours (once a day) or the dose can be split and given every 12 hours (twice daily). The correct dose and dosing frequency will be determined by your veterinarian so always follow his/her instructions.

Make sure your pet has unlimited access to water while taking this medication. Do not give Baytril Taste Tabs within two hours of giving dairy products.

If you have difficulty giving your pet this medication, contact your veterinarian for further instructions. Make sure you complete the entire course of antibiotics even if your pet appears to feel better before the entire regimen is complete. If the entire course of treatment is not given, infections can recur or worsen.

How does this medication work?

Baytril is an antibiotic in the fluoroquinolone family. Fluoroquinolone antibiotics work by blocking the bacteria's ability to make DNA. This results in death of susceptible bacteria.

What results can I expect?

Baytril is absorbed from the intestinal tract into the bloodstream. It ultimately settles in the affected body system where it works to kill susceptible bacteria. This medication needs to be given for several days in order to achieve optimal results. If doses are missed or if treatment is stopped before the regimen is completed, infection may recur or worsen.

If your pet suffers from a bacterial infection that is susceptible to Baytril, he/she should start to feel better. Let your veterinarian know if your animal's condition worsens or does not improve after beginning treatment with Baytril.

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