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Clavamox side effects


For Cats


​The most common clavamox side effect in cats of is diarrhea, loose stools and vomiting. Some cats develop severe allergic reactions to the medication.


​Because its effects upon fetal development are unknown, veterinarians typically avoid prescribing Clavamox for use in pregnant cats. If your cat has ever had an allergic reaction to amoxicillin or penicillin, it may not be safe for it to take Clavamox.


For Dogs

Side Effects

​Common clavamox side effects include nausea and diarrhea. This is due in part to the elimination of helpful bacteria in the digestive tract. Other side effects include, but are not limited to, hyperactivity or sleepiness.

Administer Clavamox with a small amount of food to prevent stomach upset. Do not discontinue Clavamox early. Follow your veterinarian's instructions for using Clavamox even if your dog's symptoms lessen or disappear. Symptoms sometimes improve before the bacterial infection is resolved.

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Clavamox Information

Clavamox Ingredients

Amoxicillin Trihydrate, Clavulanic Acid Generic

Alternatives to Clavamox

Amoxicillin and Clavulanic AcidHow

Does Clavamox Work?

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

Effects and Warnings

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.