What are Amoxi-Tabs?This is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that is used to treat susceptible bacterial infections.
What are the benefits of Amoxi-Tabs?
- Safe and effective
- Available in several strengths which allows for accurate dosing in animals of all sizes
- Broad-spectrum so it is helpful in the treatment of a variety of infections
Formulated for:dogs, cats, and small animals
How is this medication given?This medication should be given exactly as prescribed by your veterinarian preferably with food.
Always finish the entire course of prescribed medication unless otherwise directed or your pet’s infection can recur or worsen, even if your pet feels better sooner. If you have difficulty giving this medication or if you do not understand how to use it, call your veterinarian.
How does this medication work?Amoxicillin works to kill susceptible bacteria by preventing the formation of their cell wall (the outer protective covering of the bacteria).
What results can I expect? Amoxicillin can be absorbed well from the digestive tract and carried to infected body tissues via the blood stream. Your pet should start to feel better within a few days as the susceptible infection resolves. If your pet is not feeling better or worsening, always contact your veterinarian. The infection could recur or worsen if the entire course of medication is not completed.
What form(s) do Amoxi-Tabs come in? These are tablets that are given by mouth.
Generic Name:Amoxicillin (Common Drug Name)
Common Brand Name:Amoxi-Tabs
Dose and Administration: Administer this medication according to your veterinarian’s prescribed instructions. Giving tablets with food can decrease the risk of stomach upset. Always finish all medication that has been prescribed unless you are instructed otherwise by your veterinarian.
If you miss a dose, give it as soon as you remember but never double dose. This medication should only be given to the pet it has been prescribed for.
Uses:Amoxi-Tabs are antibiotic tablets that are used to treat susceptible bacterial infections when used as directed by your veterinarian.
Possible Side Effects: This medication is generally tolerated very well by most animals. Side effects are possible and may include lack of appetite, drooling, vomiting, or diarrhea. Some pets may also be truly allergic to this medication. If your pet appears ill in any way while taking this medication, tell your veterinarian right away.
Drug and Food Interactions: Interactions are possible with some vitamins, supplements, bacteriostatic antibiotics (such as erythromycin or tetracyclines), probenecid, or methotrexate. Other drug interactions are possible. Discuss all medications and supplements your pet is taking with your veterinarian prior to giving this medication to make sure it can be given safely.
Precautions:Do not give Amoxi-Tabs to your pet if he/she is allergic to penicillins or beta-lactam antibiotics such as cephalosporins.
Amoxicillin should not be given to rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hamsters or other rodents since it can cause fatal diarrhea.
Tell your veterinarian if your pet is pregnant, nursing, or is going to be used for breeding.
Storage:Store this medication at room temperature away from children and pets.
A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Amoxi-Tabs.