What are Amoxi-Drops?This is a penicillin antibiotic that is used to treat multiple types of susceptible infections including infections of the skin , ear, urinary tract, and respiratory tract.
What are the benefits of Amoxi-Drops?
- Broad-spectrum so it can be used to treat infections caused by multiple species of bacteria
- Even very small animals can take this medication easily and safely
- Easily absorbed from the digestive tract so it is effective in treating infections in multiple body systems including the skin, ear, urinary tract , and respiratory tract.
Formulated for:Veterinarians usually prescribe Amoxi-Drops for dogs and cats but it can be given to other small animals.
How is this medication given?Your veterinarian will instruct you on how to give this medication to your pet. Give with food. Powder should be mixed with the correct amount of water. Shake liquid well before each use.
The entire course of medication should be completed as instructed by your veterinarian even if your pet starts to feel better sooner or infection can return or worsen. Ask your veterinarian if you have questions about how to give Amoxi-Drops to your pet correctly.
How does this medication work?Amoxicillin kills susceptible bacteria by preventing cell wall production (outer protective covering of the bacteria) which will lead to eventual death of targeted organisms.
What results can I expect? Amoxicillin is well absorbed and distributed to infected body systems. You should notice your pet’s infection starting to improve within the first few days of treatment but it may take the entire antibiotic course for the infection to be completely eliminated. All medication should be finished or infection can recur or worsen. Always tell your veterinarian if your pet’s condition is not improving or worsening.
What form(s) do Amoxi-Drops come in? This is a powder that mixes into a liquid once water is added. It comes in 15ml and 30ml sizes.
Generic Name:Amoxicillin (Common Drug Name)
Common Brand Name:Amoxi-Drops; other brands are available
Dose and Administration: Follow your veterinarian’s prescribed instructions. Mix into liquid by adding water and give each dose with food.
You can give a previous dose when you remember if you forget one but do not give two doses simultaneously. This medication should be given to the pet it has been prescribed for.
Uses:This is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that can treat multiple species of susceptible bacterial infections
Possible Side Effects: Most animals can take Amoxi-Drops with no problems but lack of appetite, drooling, vomiting, or diarrhea may occur. Rarely, an allergic reaction can sicken animals who are truly allergic to this medication. Contact your veterinarian if your pet appears sick in any way while taking this medication.
Drug and Food Interactions: Some vitamins, supplements, bacteriostatic antibiotics, probenecid, and methotrexate may interact. Other drug interactions may occur. Tell your veterinarian about all medications and supplements your pet is taking with your veterinarian prior to giving Amoxi-Drops.
Precautions:Animals who are allergic to penicillin or beta-lactam antibiotics such as cephalosporin should not take this medication.
Rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hamsters or other rodents should not take Amoxicillin because it can induce fatal diarrhea.
Animals that are pregnant, nursing, or breeding should use this medication cautiously.
Storage:Refrigerate this medication after mixing and discard after 14 days.
A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Amoxi-Drops.