What is Baytril?This is an antibiotic that helps to kill susceptible bacteria in dogs and cats.
What are the benefits of Baytril?
- Easy to administer at home.
- Kills susceptible bacteria of the skin, urinary tract, and other body systems.
- Scored tablets allow for accurate dosing
Formulated for:cats and dogs
How is this medication given?Give Baytril tablets by mouth. Make sure your pet has access to water at all times while on this medication. Do not give Baytril within two hours of giving dairy products.
Always finish the entire course of medication even if your pets condition appears improved.
Give Baytril only as directed by your veterinarian. If you have difficulty giving the medication, contact your veterinarian.
How does this medication work?Baytril kills bacteria by blocking its ability to make DNA. This helps stop your pets infection so he/she can feel better.
What results can I expect? Once Baytril is absorbed through the gastrointestinal tract, it is carried to infected tissues in the body via the bloodstream. It can take several days to start to see an improvement in your pet. Always finish the entire course of prescribed medication or infection can recur or worsen.
What form(s) does Baytril come in? This is a non-chewable tablet.
Generic Name:Enrofloxacin(Common Drug Name
Common Brand Name:Baytril
Dose and Administration:Use this medication only as directed by your veterinarian. Make sure your pet has water at all times. Do not crush tablets as they can be bitter and cause drooling. Do not give any dairy products within 2 hours of giving Baytril.
Always finish the entire course of medication even if you notice your pet feeling better sooner.
If you miss a dose, give it as soon as you remember but never give two doses at once. Give this medication only to the pet it has been prescribed for. Consult with your veterinarian if you do not know how to give Baytril correctly.
Uses:Baytril is an antibiotic used to kill susceptible infections throughout the body including the skin and urinary tract.
Possible Side Effects: The most commonly reported side effects are lack of appetite and vomiting. Central nervous system (CNS) disorders such as seizures or dizziness are possible but are rare.
Cats may experience vision changes or dilated pupils but this is also uncommon .
Some pets are truly allergic to Baytril and can experience a true allergic reaction. Other side effects may occur.
If your pet appears ill in any way, contact your veterinarian immediately.
Drug and Food Interactions: Always tell your veterinarian about any other medications or supplements your pet is taking prior to giving Baytril as interactions with some medications and supplements have been reported.
Separate Baytril from antacids, sucralfate, iron, aluminum, calcium, or dairy products by at least 2 hours or absorption may be decreased.
Other drug interactions are also possible.
Precautions:Do not give Baytril to animals who are allergic to it or similar medications.
Animals with central nervous system dysfunction (ex. epilepsy), liver disease, or kidney disease should be given this medication very cautiously under the direct supervision of a veterinarian.
Use should be avoided in dogs who are under 18 months of age or who are still growing unless otherwise directed.
Do not use in breeding, pregnant, or lactating animals.
Storage:Store at room temperature away from children and pets.
A prescription from your veterinarian is required to purchase Baytril.