Clindamycin is an antibiotic for dogs and cats used to treat soft tissue, dental, and bone infections caused by susceptible strains of bacteria. As a lincosamide antibiotic, Clindamycin works to remove anaerobic bacterial infections by binding to the bacteria's RNA and disrupting the synthesis of proteins the bacteria needs to survive and grow. As with any antibiotic, please follow your veterinarian's instructions carefully.
What is Clindamycin Hydrochloride Oral Drops 25 mg/ml, 20 ml?
Clindamycin drops is an antibiotic that treats skin infections, dental infections, and bone infections that have been caused by bacteria.
Who is Clindamycin Hydrochloride Oral Drops 25 mg/ml, 20 ml for?
Dogs and Cats
Why use Clindamycin Hydrochloride Oral Drops 25 mg/ml, 20 ml?
-Treats tissue infections
-Treats bone infections such as osteomyelitis in dogs
-Treats dental infections
-Remedies bacteria-causing infections
-Helps heal wounds infections and abscesses
How does Clindamycin Hydrochloride Oral Drops 25 mg/ml, 20 ml work?
Clindamycin is administered orally and suppresses bacteria growth and reproduction.
Cronus Pharma or other generic brand
How is Clindamycin Hydrochloride Oral Drops 25 mg/ml, 20 ml sold?
Clindamycin is available as a 20 ml oral suspension 25 mg/ml. Clindamycin is also available in 75 mg and 150 mg capsules.
What are the side effects of Clindamycin Hydrochloride Oral Drops 25 mg/ml, 20 ml?
Some side effects of Clindamycin include vomiting, diarrhea, and loss of appetite in dogs and cats.
What special precautions are there?
Clindamycin is safe and effective to use with other medications when they are prescribed by a veterinarian. Please tell your veterinarian everything your pet is currently taking before administering clindamycin. This includes supplements, vitamins and minerals, or medications.
In case of overdose contact your nearest pet hospital.
How can I store Clindamycin Hydrochloride Oral Drops 25 mg/ml, 20 ml?
Store in a cool dry place.
Some generics have a flavor that cats may object to or drool after after receiving a dose.
Recommended Dosage and Administration: Always use as directed by veterinarian. Medication should never be administered without first consulting your veterinarian. The usual dose is 5 mg per pound (11 mg/kg) every 12 hours or 10 mg per pound (22 mg/kg) every 24 hours orally for dogs. For cats the dose ranges from 2.5 mg per pound (5.5 mg/kg) every 12 hours orally to 10 mg per pound (22 mg/kg) every 24 hours orally. The dose and frequency depend on the type of infection treated.
The duration of administration depends on the condition being treated, response to the medication and the development of any adverse effects. Be certain to complete the prescription unless specifically directed by your veterinarian. Even if your pet feels better, the entire treatment plan should be completed to prevent relapse or prevent the development of resistance.