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About Antirobe Aquadrops for Pet Skin Problems

Clindamycin, Found in Anitrobe Aquarops and Generic of Cleocin, Treats Cat and Dog Skin Problems and Respiratory Infections

By Team PetCareRx. May 22, 2013

Antirobe Aquadrops Bottle
$27.02

indications for Antirobe Aquadrops

Antirobe Aquadrops is used for curing skin, dental and bone infections. Apart from these, the medicine is also found effective in the management of abscesses, bite wounds and respiratory infections in cats as well as dogs. Antirobe Aquadrops is available by prescription in oral dose solution. When administered, antirobe works with white blood cells in the body of the animal and facilitates quick and effective relief from the infection. This is also an effective remedy to treat specific pus-filled, infection-causing wounds in pets.

Precautions

The drug should not be given to animals that are prone to hypersensitivity caused by lincomycin, and in dogs and cats with kidney or liver troubles. Care must be taken while providing the medication to breeding animals. While on medication, there is a possibility for certain animals to develop kidney or liver dysfunctions; conducting periodic tests is important to check for abnormalities. Strictly follow the instructions of the veterinarian in case the medication has to be continued for a prolonged period.

Dosage

Though the medicine is approved for use in dogs alone, the same is widely being used on cats as well by veterinarians. However, the usual prescribed dosage for dogs is 2.5-5mg/pound once in every 12 hours, and for cats, a slightly higher proportion is administered; 5-10mg/pounds once daily. The medication could be given with or without food, or as prescribed by the veterinarian.

Side Effects

Antirobe Aquadrops is an antibiotic and it can produce side effects that any other antibiotic would, like loss of appetite, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhea etc.

Brand/Generic equivalents

Clindamycin, Cleocin (Pharmacia)

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Antirobe Aquadrops at a glance

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  • 1For dogs and cats
  • 2An antibiotic
  • 3An oral medication
  • 4Treats skin, dental, respiratory, and bone infections in dogs and cats