What is Zeniquin used to treat?
ZENIQUIN (marbofloxacin) Tablets are indicated for the treatment of skin and soft-tissue infections in dogs and cats and urinary tract infections in dogs with bacteria susceptible to marbofloxacin.
How long does it take Zeniquin to work?
This medication will take effect quickly, in about 1 to 2 hours, but visible effects may take a few days to be noticed.
Does Zeniquin make dogs sleepy?
Possible side effects of Zeniquin: Continue to give the medication and talk to your veterinarian if your pet experiences loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, or drowsiness.
How long is Zeniquin good for?
For the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections, Zeniquin tablets should be given for 2-3 days beyond the cessation of clinical signs for a maximum of 30 days. For the treatment of urinary tract infections, Zeniquin tablets should be administered for at least 10 days.
Does Zeniquin have to be given with food?
Marbofloxacin is best given on an empty stomach but if nausea becomes an issue, it can be given with food. It is usually given either once or twice daily as a tablet.
What is the generic name for Zeniquin?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Marboquin, the first generic approval for marbofloxacin tablets, originally approved as Zeniquin. Marboquin is in tablet form and is intended for the treatment of susceptible infections in dogs and cats.
What class is Zeniquin?
Marbofloxacin, the active pharmaceutical ingredient in both Marboquin and Zeniquin, is in the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics. Fluoroquinolones are considered medically important antimicrobials in human medicine.
How long does it take for antibiotics to work on a dog?
This medication will take effect quickly, in about 1 to 2 hours. While effects may not be noted outwardly, gradual improvements are usually noticeable after a few days.
Does Zeniquin cause constipation?
Side effects with Zeniquin at 2.5 mg/lb once a day include decrease or loss of appetite, decreased activity and vomiting. At 1.25 mg/lb daily, side effects include diarrhea and soft stool.
Can Zeniquin be used for humans?
This drug is not approved for human use.
Do antibiotics make dogs sleepy?
In many pets, antibiotics can cause lethargy, nausea and/or a loss of appetite, which may make your pet less interested in eating their food. But it is crucial that your pet continues to eat, because their body needs the energy to continue fighting infection and repairing damaged cells.
Will antibiotics make my dog sleepy?
What can I feed my dog on antibiotics?
A low-sodium beef, chicken, or bone broth is often helpful. In addition, warming the food to bring out the aroma often makes it more palatable to cats and dogs, who rely much more on their sense of smell than their sense of taste when it comes to deciding what is tasty and what is not.