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Is Zeniquin safe for dogs?

Is Zeniquin safe for dogs?

The recommended dosage for oral administration to dogs and cats is 1.25 mg marbofloxacin per lb of body weight once daily, but the dosage may be safely increased to 2.5 mg/lb.

How long does it take for Zeniquin to work in dogs?

This medication will take effect quickly, in about 1 to 2 hours, but visible effects may take a few days to be noticed.

Can a dog overdose on Zeniquin?

Signs of Toxicity/Overdose Lack/Loss of appetite. Vomiting. Diarrhea. Dizziness.

Do you need a prescription for Zeniquin?

Marboquin, like Zeniquin, is available only by prescription because a veterinarian’s expertise is necessary to determine whether treatment with marbofloxacin is appropriate.

What does Zeniquin treat in dogs?

ZENIQUIN (marbofloxacin) Tablets are indicated for the treatment of skin and soft-tissue infections in dogs and cats and urinary tract infections in dogs with bacteria susceptible to marbofloxacin.

What are the side effects of Zeniquin?

Most common side effects are vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea. How is this medication useful? Marbofloxacin is used to treat certain bacterial infections in animal patients. The FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration) has approved this drug for use in dogs and cats.

How does Zeniquin work for dogs and cats?

It treats bacteria through inhibiting DNA replication, and targets infections associated with bacteria susceptible to marbofloxacin (Zeniquin’s primary ingredient). It is a broad-spectrum synthetic antibiotic approved for veterinary use in both dogs and cats. It is longer lasting than any other antibiotic of its class.

How often should I give my Dog Zeniquin?

Zeniquin is administered orally once a day and protects your pet for the next 24 hours.A licensed veterinarian will prescribe, direct the proper dosage, and choose the duration of treatment. The general dosage is 1.25 mg per pound of the dog or cat’s body weight once daily.

How old do kittens have to be to take Zeniquin?

Zeniquin can be administered to kittens that are at least 12 months of age.Zeniquin can be administered to puppies that are at least 8 months of age.

How long can you take Zeniquin for urinary tract infection?

For skin and soft-tissue infections, administer the tablets for two to three days.For the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTIs), administer the tablets for at least 10 days.Zeniquin tablets can be administered up to a maximum of 30 days. If no improvement within 5 days, discontinue, re-evaluate the diagnosis, and consider a new medication.

How many mg of Zeniquin can I give my Dog?

Zeniquin is available as 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, and 200 mg film-coated scored tablets. Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. Do not give Zeniquin to any pet other than the pet for whom it was prescribed. Zeniquin is not for use in pets allergic to it or other fluoroquinolone antibiotic drugs.

How much does Zeniquin cost in the US?

We do not offer the generic to Zeniquin . The Zeniquin is sold as follows 25mg at $2.86 per tablet , 50mg at $4.85 per tbalet and the 100g at $8.63 per tablet. Helpful? Should Zeniquin be given with food?

How is Zeniquin used as an antibiotic in pets?

Zeniquin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic that works by inhibiting bacterial DNA replication. For use in pets only. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of contact with eyes, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for 15 minutes. In case of dermal contact, wash skin with soap and water.

How old do cats have to be to take Zeniquin?

Zeniquin should not be used in cats younger than 12 months of age, or dogs during their rapid growth phase which can vary from 8 to 18 months based on the breed. Zeniquin may affect the retina of cats. What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving Zeniquin to my pet?