What is sulfamethazine used for?
Sulfamethazine is a sulfonamide drug that has been used to treat bacterial diseases in human and veterinary medicine and to promote growth in cattle, sheep, pigs and poultry.
What antibiotics can be given to rabbits?
|Antibiotic||Injectable Use?||Risk of Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea|
|Amoxicillin||No||High when given orally|
|Ampicillin||No||High when given orally|
|Azithromycin||No injectible form available||Low|
|Cephalosporins (Ceftazidime, Cefazolin, Ceftiofur, Cefriaxone, Cephalexin, Cephaloridine, Cephalothin)||Yes||High when given orally|
How much doxycycline can I give my rabbit?
Despite the limited data in the available literature about the pharmacokinetics of doxycycline in rabbits, this antibiotic is often prescribed at dose rates from 2.5 to 6 mg/kg [4,14].
How much enrofloxacin can I give my rabbit?
multocida resides (Mähler et al., 1995). Oral administration of 10 mg/kg twice daily can be given for long periods to rabbits and is more likely to achieve therapeutic tissue levels.
What is the use of Ketofan medicine?
Nonprescription ketoprofen is used to relieve minor aches and pain from headaches, menstrual periods, toothaches, the common cold, muscle aches, and backaches, and to reduce fever. Ketoprofen is in a class of medications called NSAIDs.
What is the healthiest treat for rabbits?
Healthy treats for your bunny include small pieces of fresh or freeze-dried fruit (the approved fruits listed above); natural, unprocessed mixes that include hay and dried flowers (the approved flowers listed above); and Oxbow brand rabbit treats.
How long should a rabbit be on antibiotics?
Treatment usually involves either oral or injectable antibiotics, given for a minimum of 2-4 weeks. In some cases, treatment can be required for months depending on the response to therapy.
How do you give enrofloxacin to rabbits?
Rabbits may be dosed at 2.5 to 5 mg/kg bw per day for 3 to 5 days, by oral administration (drinking water or gavage) or by intramuscular injection.
Should enrofloxacin be given with food?
Enrofloxacin is given by mouth in the form of a tablet. It is best given on an empty stomach, but if vomiting or nausea occurs, give the next dose with food or a treat that does not contain dairy. Do not crush the tablets.