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What is Amoxicillin?

Amoxicillin is a broad-spectrum penicillin antibiotic used to treat various infections caused by susceptible strains of bacteria. Amoxicillin requires a prescription from your veterinarian, and is sold per capsule or per tablet.

For:

Cats and Dogs

Benefits:
  • Broad-spectrum antibiotic that treats a wide array of bacterial infections
  • Treats ear infections, urinary tract infections, and skin infections (infected bite wounds)
  • Also effective against upper respiratory, bladder, and dental infections
How it Works:

Amoxicillin works by inhibiting the formation of bacterial cell walls.

Cautions:

Tell your veterinarian if your pet is being given another antibiotic. Also tell your veterinarian if your pet has allergies, or kidney, stomach or intestinal disease. While symptoms may subside early, use all of the prescribed medicine.

Brand Name:

Amoxil (GlaxoSmithKline), Biomox (Delmarva), Robamox-BV (Fort Dodge), Trimox (Apothecon)

Generic Name:

Amoxicillin

What is the most important information I should know about Amoxicillin:

Amoxicillin is a prescription medication available as 100mg and 400mg tablets, 250mg and 500mg capsules, and 50mg/ml drops. The usual dose of amoxicillin in dogs and cats is 5-10mg/pound every 12-24 hours. Contact your veterinarian immediately if your pet develops severe or bloody diarrhea. Give all of the amoxicillin that is prescribed for your pet, since symptoms may begin to improve before the infection is completely treated.

What is Amoxicillin:

Amoxicillin is a penicillin-like antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body. Amoxicillin can be used to treat infections such as ear infections, urinary tract infections, and skin infections. Amoxicillin may also be used for purposes other than those listed.

What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving Amoxicillin to my pet:

Tell your veterinarian if your pet has ever had an allergic reaction to another penicillin or to a cephalosporin. Tell your veterinarian if your pet has kidney disease or stomach or intestinal disease.

How should this medication be given:

Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. Amoxicillin can be given with or without food. Give all of the amoxicillin even if your pet appears to be better. Symptoms may improve before the infection is completely treated. Store tablets and capsules at room temperature. Store the suspension in the refrigerator. Discard any unused suspension after 14 days.

What happens if I miss giving a dose:

Give the missed dose as soon as you remember unless it is almost time for the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not give a double dose unless otherwise directed by your veterinarian.

What happens if I overdose the pet:

Seek emergency veterinary medical treatment if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include muscle spasms or weakness, pain or twitching, seizures, confusion, coma, or agitation.

What should I avoid while giving Amoxicillin to my pet:

There are no restrictions on food or activity during treatment with amoxicillin unless otherwise directed by your veterinarian.

What are the possible side effects of Amoxicillin:

Contact your veterinarian immediately if the pet experiences severe or bloody diarrhea during treatment. Stop giving amoxicillin and seek emergency veterinary medical care in the event of an allergic reaction (shortness of breath; hives; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; rash; or fainting), seizures, unusual bleeding, or bruising. Other less serious side effects such as mild nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or abdominal pain, or yeast or fungal infection may be more likely to occur. Continue to give amoxicillin and notify your veterinarian if these symptoms occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to your pet.

What other drugs will affect Amoxicillin:

Before giving amoxicillin, tell your veterinarian if your pet is being given another antibiotic (for the same or a different infection), allopurinol, or probenecid. You may not be able to give amoxicillin or you may need to have the dosage adjusted. Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with amoxicillin. Talk to your veterinarian or pharmacist before giving any prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products.

Where can I get more information:

Your pharmacist has additional information about amoxicillin written for health professionals that you may read.

Call your veterinarian for medical advice about any side effects to your pet. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

How to Use
Directions:
  • Amoxicillin is a broad-spectrum penicillin antibiotic available by prescription used to treat various infections caused by susceptible strains of bacteria.
  • Amoxicillin can be used to treat infections such as ear infections, urinary tract infections, and skin infections. Amoxicillin may also be used for purposes other than those listed.
  • Amoxicillin is available in tablet form in 100mg and 400mg strengths, and in capsule form in 250mg and 500mg strengths.
Tip:

Contact your veterinarian immediately if your pet develops severe or bloody diarrhea. Give all of the amoxicillin that is prescribed for your pet. Symptoms may begin to improve before the infection is completely treated.

Dosage:
Dogs/Puppies: Cats/Kittens:
Weight
Dosage
All weights
Give 5-10mg per pound of pet's body weight every 12-24 hours. Your veterinarian will determine the actual dose based on the type of infection being treated.
Horses:
Do not use!
Storage:

Should be stored at room temperature.

Ingredients
Amoxicillin Tablets 100 mg:
Active Ingredient
Amount
Amoxicillin
100 mg
Amoxicillin Capsules 250 mg:
Active Ingredient
Amount
Amoxicillin
250 mg
Amoxicillin Tablets 400 mg:
Active Ingredient
Amount
Amoxicillin
400 mg
Amoxicillin Capsules 500 mg:
Active Ingredient
Amount
Amoxicillin
500 mg
Customer Reviews
Amoxicillin is rated 4.1818 out of 5 by 11.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great company
Date published: 2016-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ROCKY(CAT) ROCKY(A CAT) WAS SUCH A MISERQBLE LITTLE MAN AS HE HAD DEVELOPED A BAD UTI.WITHIN A COUPLE OF DAYS HE WAS STARTING TO BE THE LITTTLE MAN MY BOYFRIEND AND I LOVE SO MUCH.AS OF DATE 7-1-15 THERE HAS BEEN NO SIGN OF ANYTHING WRONG WITH HIM EXCEPT FOR BEING HAPPY.SHOULD HE EVER NEED TH IS AGAIN IT WILL DEFINATELY BE FILL WITH 800-PET MEDS AS THEY UNDERSTOOD MY SITUATION AND ME BEING SO WORRIED RIGHT OUT TO HIM.THANK YOU PET MEDDS
Date published: 2015-07-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amoxicillin Caleb contracted kennel cough from my son's puppy Neo. After staying in the shelter for provo Neo came home with a cough, but the vet didn't tell us to keep our other dogs away from him, so all of our other dogs caught kennel cough also. When I gave Caleb the Amoxicillin I could see a difference within three days. He is doing much better, but he still have a slight cough which we are now working on. Thank you from Caleb's mom, B. Jefferson
Date published: 2014-09-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from does the job Max (40lbs) had a gum infection, the Amoxicillin knocked it right out. Max is doing great, he's 16 years old. His breath is better and the infection is gone.
Date published: 2013-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My cat (over 12 years old) does extremely well with this. He is taking it due to the fact that he has a tremendous amount of mucus and it does help to clear it up - which means he does not sneeze mucus all over the place and more importantly, HE CAN BREATHE AND SMELL HIS FOOD. His appetite is great now.
Date published: 2012-12-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I have been giving this to my Great Dane now for 4 days. He seems to be fine and getting better. His stool is loose but no blood or anything like that. Winston is very sensitive to most medications so I consider this a plus that he has taken this one and doing this well.
Date published: 2012-02-24
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Amoxicillin 100mg tabs I ordered these because it is easier to pill Roberto than to administer liquid meds. It didn't work out as hoped. After three or four days on the tabs, he regressed, with blood once again showing in his urine. I switched him back to liquid amoxicillin and he is once again on the upswing. I think he can't absorb the tablets as easily as the liquid.
Date published: 2011-08-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Note In response to Slovakian: Yes, pets can be allergic to certain medicines, too. Amoxicillin is a penicillin-based broad-spectrum antibiotic, so it is possible your pet was penicillin intolerant, just as some humans are. (This is the same medicine given to humans, btw.) This is generally an extremely safe antibiotic - unless one is allergic to the penicillin family of drugs Be sure and tell your vet about this reaction so they can flag your pets records as to this allergy.
Date published: 2011-05-15
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Q&A

I just ordered this without a prescription from my vet. Now I see it says I need a prescription?? Will I still receive the medicine? I already paid.

Asked by: Becca21
You will not be charged until the medication is shipped. We cannot ship out the medication without a valid prescription.
Answered by: S Duesler PharmD MBA
Date published: 2016-11-17

My dog has an ear infection, for how long more or less should I put him under antibiotics? She's 50 lbs

Asked by: Rosa
Antibiotics may be prescribed for several days to several weeks. The length of treatment depends on several factors. Your veterinarian will determine the proper duration of therapy for your specific pet.
Answered by: Lisa M
Date published: 2016-11-10

Amoxicillin

can humans take this? Is this the same as human Amoxicillin?
Asked by: river
Humans do take amoxicillin. However, the dosage and inactive ingredients may be different for humans. Humans and pets should not share medications.
Answered by: Christine
Date published: 2016-10-22

Do you have to have a prescription for this??

Asked by: bobo72
Yes, Amoxicillin requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
Answered by: Christine
Date published: 2016-10-22

How many ml of amoxicillin should a 14 pound cat get a doseage?

Asked by: Sam17
Typical doses of amoxicillin are 5-10mg per pound of pet's body weight every 12-24 hours. For a 14 lb cat, this is 70-140 mg every 12-24 hours. Your veterinarian will determine the actual dose based on the type of infection being treated.
Answered by: Christine
Date published: 2016-10-14

Can you open an amoxicillin capsule and sprinkle on cat food for an upper respiratory infection 

Asked by: Charlie
Yes, you can open the amoxicillin capsule and sprinkle on food.
Answered by: Christine
Date published: 2016-10-01

My dog missed a dose, but the dose itself was crushed up in his food and he refused to eat it. I had to throw the food out. What should I do? 

Asked by: Shay
If your dog missed a dose, give him that dose as soon as possible. If it is close to the next dose, skip that dose and give the next dose when it is due. If you are having trouble getting your pet to take the pill, you may want to try something like Greenies Pill Pockets to stick the pill in. Pets love them! If your dog misses another dose let your vet know; the medication may not be as effective if he does not take all of the doses.
Answered by: Christine
Date published: 2016-09-29

HI my vet prescribed my cat that weighs about 20 pounds amoxillin. He said to give him half a 250mg capsule a day mix in a bit of wet cat food. And to give it to him for 10 days. It's for his ear infection. Does this sound like a correct dose for him.

Asked by: Dave
The FDA labeled dosage for cats is 5-10 mg/lb daily. For a 20 lb cat this is 100-200 mg daily. You are giving 125 mg daily, which is in the range approved by the FDA.
Answered by: Christine
Date published: 2016-09-28
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