Baytril® Enrofloxacin is a quinolone antibiotic and is the active ingredient in Baytril Taste Tablets. Baytril petmeds are effective against a wide variety of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Urinary tract infections are often treated with Baytril. Baytril for dogs and cats also treats skin infections, infections in the lungs, and gastrointestinal tract..
Baytril® (brand of enrofloxacin) Taste Tabs® Antibacterial Tablets are indicated for the management of diseases associated with bacteria susceptible to enrofloxacin. Baytril Antibacterial Tablets are indicated for use in dogs and cats.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:
Dogs: Administer orally at a rate to provide 5-20 mg/kg (2.27 to 9.07 mg/lb) of body weight. Selection of a dose within the range should be based on clinical experience, the severity of disease, and susceptibility of the pathogen. Animals which receive doses in the upper-end of the dose range should be carefully monitored for clinical signs that may include inappetence, depression, and vomition.
Cats:Administer orally at 5 mg/kg (2.27 mg/lb) of body weight. The dose for dogs and cats may be administered either as a single daily dose or divided into two (2) equal daily doses administered at twelve (12) hour intervals. The dose should be continued for at least 2-3 days beyond cessation of clinical signs, to a maximum of 30 days.
Not for human use. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for 15 minutes. In case of dermal contact, wash skin with soap and water. In rare instances, use of this product in cats has been associated with Retinal Toxicity. Do not exceed 5 mg/kg of body weight per day in cats. Safety in breeding or pregnant cats has not been established.Consult a physician if irritation develops or persists following ocular or dermal exposures. Individuals with a history of hypersensitivity to quinolone compounds or antibacterials should avoid handling this product. In humans, there is a risk of user photosensitization within a few hours after excessive exposure to quinolones If excessive accidental exposure occurs, avoid direct sunlight. Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children.
Dispense tablets in tight containers only.