How much Orbax do I give my cat?

How much Orbax do I give my cat?

The dose of ORBAX ® Oral Suspension in the cat is 3.4 mg/lb (7.5 mg/kg) of body weight administered once daily. DO NOT EXCEED 3.4 mg/lb (7.5 mg/kg) BODY WEIGHT PER DAY IN CATS. ORBAX® Oral Suspension should be given for two (2) to three (3) days beyond the cessation of clinical signs.

What is Orbax used to treat in cats?

Orbifloxacin (brand names: Orbax®) is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic used to treat certain skin, soft tissue (such as kidney and prostate), respiratory, and urinary tract bacterial infections in pet animals only; it is not used in farmed animals.

Does Orbax for cats need to be refrigerated?

Orbax Oral Suspension does not require refrigeration. Shake well before use.

Is Orbax safe for cats?

Orbax Suspension is ideal for wound infections, soft tissue infections, and urinary tract infections. The medication is widely accepted by pets because it passes taste buds undetected. Approved for use in both dogs and cats for the management of diseases associated with bacteria susceptible to orbifloxacin.

What causes a kidney infection in cats?

Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis) This is usually caused by bacteria in the urinary tract that climbed upwards into the bladder and then into the kidneys. The risk factors for pyelonephritis and those for bacterial cystitis are similar.

Is Clavamox and amoxicillin the same thing?

Amoxicillin-clavulanic acid, also known as amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium, (brand name Clavamox®) is a synthetic penicillin-type antibiotic used to treat infections caused by gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. It is used to treat skin and soft tissue infections and periodontal (gum) disease.

How often should I give my Cat Orbax?

If your vet prescribes the oral suspension form, then they may advise you to administer it to your cat in doses of 3.4 milligrams per pound of body weight. The duration of the course of treatment will, again, depend on the specific condition your vet is prescribing the medicine for.

How much Orbifloxacin should I give my Dog?

The antibiotic simply inhibits the synthesis of DNA in the bacteria, thus killing it [3]. It is not recommended to give this medication to your pet without first consulting with the veterinarian. The dose usually prescribed is 1.25-3.25 mg/lb (2.5-7.5 mg/kg) per day, given orally.

How long can you take Orbax oral suspension?

Once results become available, continue with appropriate therapy. For the treatment of skin infections, ORBAX ® Oral Suspension should be given for two (2) to three (3) days beyond the cessation of clinical signs to a maximum of 30 days.

Is there a refund on Orbax for dogs?

If you don’t save at least $99 we will refund the difference, guaranteed! Orbax is an FDA-approved prescription antibiotic used to treat infections in dogs and cats. This medication has proven effective against skin and soft tissue infections, urinary tract infections, and other microbiological bacterial pathogens.

What are the side effects of Orbax in cats?

At the exaggerated doses of 22.5 and 37.5 mg/kg/day, orbifloxacin caused mild gastrointestinal effects (soft feces) in both male and female cats. Emesis (males only), diarrhea (males only), reduced food consumption with subsequent reduced body weight were evident in cats administered ORBAX ® (orbitfloxacin) Tablets at 75 mg/kg/day for 10 days.

If your vet prescribes the oral suspension form, then they may advise you to administer it to your cat in doses of 3.4 milligrams per pound of body weight. The duration of the course of treatment will, again, depend on the specific condition your vet is prescribing the medicine for.

Is there an oral suspension for Orbax for dogs?

ORBAX® Oral Suspension is indicated for the treatment of urinary tract infections (cystitis) in dogs caused by susceptible strains of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius, Proteus mirabilis, Escherichia coli and Enterococcus faecalis.

The antibiotic simply inhibits the synthesis of DNA in the bacteria, thus killing it [3]. It is not recommended to give this medication to your pet without first consulting with the veterinarian. The dose usually prescribed is 1.25-3.25 mg/lb (2.5-7.5 mg/kg) per day, given orally.