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What should I discuss with my veterinarian while considering Baytril?
Tell your veterinarian if your pet has a history of seizures, may be pregnant or is nursing, or if you intend to breed your pet.
Notify your veterinarian of any other medications or supplements your pet is taking, and also if your pet has had any reactions to previous medications.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
What is the most important information I should know?
Who should not take it?
Use with caution in animals with central nervous system (CNS) disorders, such as epilepsy, as it could possibly cause seizures. Use with caution in pets with liver or kidney disease.
May cause problems in the development of bones/joints of young growing animals, including large breeds of dogs under 18 months of age. Only use in growing animals if under the supervision of a veterinarian.
Do not use in breeding animals or pregnant or lactating dogs (female dogs nursing their young) unless the benefits outweigh the risks. The safety of Baytril in breeding or pregnant cats has not been determined.
Do not use above the recommended dose in cats.
In pets taking enrofloxacin, dehydration increases the risk of seizures and crystals developing in the urine. Make sure your pet has access to clean drinking water while taking this medication.This medication should only be given to the pet for which it was prescribed.
What side effects may be seen when taking Baytril?
In cats, you may rarely see changes in vision or dilated pupils. If you notice these signs, contact your veterinarian immediately.
If your pet experiences an allergic reaction to the medication, signs may include facial swelling, hives, scratching, sudden onset of diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs, or coma. If you observe any of these signs, contact your veterinarian immediately.
How is it stored?
What should I do if I know of or suspect there has been an overdose?
What should I avoid when giving my pet Baytril?
Do not use within 2 hours of giving antacids, sucralfate, or iron, aluminum, calcium, or dairy products, as absorption will be decreased.
Where is more information available?