How often can a cat have Convenia?

How often can a cat have Convenia?

How often can my dog or cat receive a shot or injection of Convenia? How often can my dog or cat receive a shot or injection of Convenia? A single injection will last 14 days. For cats one injection should be sufficient to treat the infection.

How long is Convenia effective?

The antibacterial effects of Convenia last approximately one to two weeks. Many veterinarians use it when treating feline patients in particular, because cats can be difficult when it comes to administering antibiotics in liquid or pill forms.

How long do Convenia injections last?

Convenia is used to treat infections caused by certain specific bacteria (see the SPC for further details). It is generally given as a single injection, and the effect of the injection lasts for up to 14 days. Depending on the infection concerned, the injection can be repeated if necessary (up to three times).

Why does convenia turn orange?

As with other cephalosporins, CONVENIA will naturally turn amber over time after reconstitution. The color change has no impact on safety or efficacy, provided CONVENIA is kept under proper storage conditions. Examples of color change after the vial has been broached and reconstituted.

How long does Convenia last in cats and dogs?

The half-life of CONVENIA is 6.9 days in cats and 5.5 days in dogs. 3 After this time, the drug continues to decline in concentration and could exist in small amounts for up to 65 days. 3 This does not mean that CONVENIA works for this long or, if there is a side effect,…

Why did my cat refuse to take Convenia?

Following feeding tube placement, two weeks of feedings, and several medications, the cat eventually did recover, but at considerable expense to the owner, and a great deal of stress to him…likely stemming from this owner’s refusal to allow me to administer Convenia because of her fear of the drug born of misinformation and sensationalism.

Who is the manufacturer of Convenia for cats?

Convenia is manufactured by Zoetis, formerly Pfizer Animal Health. The idea of a one-time injection, instead of giving regular anitibiotics in pill or liquid form once or twice a day for two weeks or more, seemed like a great solution to the problem.

When did Zoetis come out with Convenia for cats?

That’s probably why many veterinarians as well as cat owners celebrated when Convenia, a long-acting, injectable antibiotic, came on the market in 2008. Convenia is manufactured by Zoetis, formerly Pfizer Animal Health. The idea of a one-time injection, instead of giving regular anitibiotics in…

The half-life of CONVENIA is 6.9 days in cats and 5.5 days in dogs. 3 After this time, the drug continues to decline in concentration and could exist in small amounts for up to 65 days. 3 This does not mean that CONVENIA works for this long or, if there is a side effect,…

Can a cat have a bad reaction to a Convenia injection?

The trouble with a long lasting injection is that nothing can be done if the cat has a bad reaction to the drug but my vet has never known such a case. It sounds as though your cat is one of the majority and can tolerate it very well. Any lethargy is probably an indication her body is tackling the infection.

Convenia is manufactured by Zoetis, formerly Pfizer Animal Health. The idea of a one-time injection, instead of giving regular anitibiotics in pill or liquid form once or twice a day for two weeks or more, seemed like a great solution to the problem.

Can a cat get Convenia for an urinary infection?

Second, Dr. Pierson’s article discusses the use of Convenia for urinary tract infections in cats. It’s important to note that in the UK, Convenia is licensed for the treatment of urinary tract infections – specifically those caused by E.coli – as well as skin infections (this is not the case in the States).