Baytril (Enrofloxacin) may be described as a broad spectrum and bactericidal antibiotic, which belongs to the family of medications known as Fluoroquinolone. It is necessary for you to be aware of the fact that this medication is meant for veterinary use only. Furthermore, Baytril (Enrofloxacin) may also be described as a pale yellow, crystalline substance, which possesses a high degree of purity. Lastly, Baytril (Enrofloxacin) may also be described as a synthetic chemotherapeutic agent containing salts, particularly of the Enrofloxacin composition and which are partially soluble in water.
Baytril (Enrofloxacin) is used to effectively treat bacterial DNA-gyrase skin infections, synthesis and DNA-super coiling in both dogs and cats.
Baytril (Enrofloxacin) is also used to help effectively treat pet(s) suffering from respiratory infections, soft tissue injuries and urinary tract infections.
How to use
It is necessary that you consult your pet(s) veterinarian for detailed information on Baytril (Enrofloxacin) and specific dosages for your pet(s) as well.
While your pet(s) are on an ongoing course of Baytril (Enrofloxacin) if you notice any of the symptoms listed below or any other symptoms which may seem severe or persistent, you must contact the veterinarian. Sometimes, Baytril (Enrofloxacin) may cause retinal damage in the case of cats, nausea in the case of dogs and joint cartilage damage in the case of puppies less than 8 months old. Furthermore, Baytril (Enrofloxacin) may sometimes even cause your pet(s) to experience an itching sensation, gastrointestinal disturbances, such as vomiting, a decrease in appetite, restlessness, eye irritation and diarrhea. Lastly, Baytril (Enrofloxacin) may even cause the growing fetus in the case of pregnant animals to very marginally reduce in weight.
You must be sure to inform the veterinarian or pharmacist of any other medications, besides Baytril (Enrofloxacin) that you give your pet(s). Sometimes, Baytril (Enrofloxacin) may interact with certain gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria, such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, Campylobacter, Enterobacter, Shigella, Aeromonas, Salmonella and Haemophilus. Furthermore, Baytril (Enrofloxacin) may interact with certain gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria, such as Proteus, Yersinia, Serratia, Vibrio, Brucella, Chlamydia Trachomatis, Staphylococci and Mycoplasma. Lastly, Baytril (Enrofloxacin) may interact with antacids and dairy products containing magnesium, calcium and aluminum.
If an overdose of Baytril (Enrofloxacin) has been administered, contact the veterinarian or veterinary emergency room. Furthermore, an overdose of Baytril (Enrofloxacin) may cause your pet(s) to vomit.
You must refrain from administering Baytril (Enrofloxacin) to your pet(s) that are pregnant, nursing or very young. This medication is not absorbed by breast milk.
Keep Baytril (Enrofloxacin) tightly closed, in the container it came in and be sure to keep it out of the reach of children and pets. Store this medication at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F or 15 to 30 degrees C) and away from excess heat, light and moisture. Furthermore, do not store Baytril (Enrofloxacin) in the bathroom and be sure to throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed.
Baytril (Enrofloxacin) must not be administered to dogs suffering from CNS disorders, such as Epilepsy. Furthermore, you must refrain administering Baytril (Enrofloxacin) to puppies or kittens unless advised by the veterinarian to do so. Lastly, be sure to constantly give your pet(s) lots of water to drink while on an ongoing course of Baytril (Enrofloxacin) in order to prevent Crystalluria (formation of crystals in urine).