Baytril

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Baytril (enrofloxacin) Antibacterial Tablets

Baytril is a medication used for the treatment of respiratory problems in your fowl like CRD.


Indications

Antiinfective (gyrase inhibitor from the fluoroquinolone group of compounds) for the management of diseases of dogs and cats, pigs, cattle and poultry associated with the following enrofloxacin-sensitive Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria: E. coli, Salmonella spp., Pasteurella spp., Bordetella spp., Haemophilus spp. and Staphylococci. Baytril is also effective against Mycoplasma. Due to its broad spectrum of activity, Baytril can be used in single or mixed bacterial infections of respiratory and digestive organs, of the urinary tract, of the skin and of wounds.


Dosage:

  • Baytril tablets: 1 x 5 mg enrofloxacin per kg bodyweight (bw) daily: 15 mg tablet: 1 tablet per 3 kg 50 mg tablet: 1 tablet per 10 kg 150 mg tablet : 1 tablet per 30 kg


  • Baytril 2.5 % Injectable solution: 0.2 ml per 1 kg daily. 0.2 ml is equivalent to 5 mg enrofloxacin Baytril 5% and 10% injectable: The dose is 2.5 - 5mg per kg or 5 - 10ml 5% injectable solution (resp. 2,5 to 5 ml 10% injectable solution per 100 kg Baytril Max (Baytril 100) 10% injectable solution: 7.5 mg / kg is equal to 7.5 ml per 100kg


  • Baytril 0,5% oral solution (piglet-doser): 1 pump stroke (1ml) per 2 kg is equivalent to 2.5mg per kg. In severe cases of respiratory disease this dose can be doubled. Baytril 2,5% oral solution: 5ml per 50 kg In severe cases of respiratory disease this dose can be doubled.


  • Baytril 10% oral solution: the dosage is 10mg per kg in chicken and turkeys. This equals drinking water concentrations of 50 to 100ml 10% oral solution per 100 liters of drinking water.


This medication is by prescription only, and you must see a vet to get it.

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