All about popular antibiotic for pets
The amoxicillin in Clavamox for cats works by preventing bacterial cells from producing energy, but some types of bacteria possess special chemicals that cause amoxicillin to break down. Clavulanate neutralizes these chemicals, allowing amoxicillin to remain effective against the bacteria cells.
The typical dosage of Clavamox for cats is 6.25mg of the medication for each pound a cat weighs taken twice per day, explains Pfizer Animal Health. Skin infections usually requires five to seven days of treatment, while urinary tract infections typically need 10 to 14 days of the medications.
Amoxicillin Trihydrate, Clavulanic Acid Generic
Amoxicillin and Clavulanic AcidHow
Clavamox combines the antibiotic amoxicillin with the unique beta-lactamase inhibitor clavulanic acid, which works against beta-lactamase and non-beta-lactamase producing bacteria.Side
Consult your veterinarian if your pet experiences lack of appetite, drooling, vomiting, or diarrhea.
Notify your veterinarian of any additional medications or supplements your pet is taking, and also of any reactions to previous medications.