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snoopy
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can I get this meds without a vet prescription
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Thank you for your question. This medication cannot be dispensed without approval from a veterinarian.
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Treas
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Hello my cat went to er they put him on prazosin only 5 tablets so now I'm out and he is screaming so what are some other meds that he can take that's equivalent?
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kris
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Hje7
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What can be given for dental disease to a 12 .5 year old 5.3 pound.
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You would need to consult with your veterinarian.
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boxrluvr
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What is the shelf life of the liquid?
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Compounded metronidazole has a shelf life of 6 months.
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Kerri
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Can a 100mg chew tab be split in half?
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Please give this medication exactly as prescribed by your veterinarian.
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mietze
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How long is the shelf life of the capsules? I'd like to order this and have it on hand for the next time my cats need this. My vet only has liquid and pills and I prefer the capsules, but I don't want a sick cat to have to wait for shipping next time.
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Thank you for your question. The shelf life of the capsules are six months.
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mietze
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What size is the actual capsule on the 0-4 scale (not looking for the amount of medicine inside but rather the capsule size)?
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Thank you for your question. The capsule size is a #3.
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What is Metronidazole Compounded?

Metronidazole Compounded is an antibiotic and antiprotozoal medication used to treat various conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, nonspecific diarrheal disorders, infections caused by Giardia (a cause of diarrhea), and periodontal disease. Compounding is beneficial in instances where a specific dosage is unavailable or in different forms to make it easier to dose your pet. Metronidazole Compounded requires a prescription from your veterinarian.

For:

Dogs & Cats

Benefits:

  • Treats a wide array of ailments
  • An antibiotic that effectively treats inflammatory bowel disease
  • Remedies certain diarrheal disorders
  • Treats infections caused by Giardia (intestinal parasite)
  • Also treats periodontal disease

How does Metronidazole Compounded work?

Metronidazole Compounded is especially effective against anaerobic infections - bacteria that can live without oxygen. Its able to penetrate bone, making it especially useful in oral/dental infections. In addition, it has anti-inflammatory properties in the large intestine and is an effective anti-diarrhea medication for certain diseases.

Cautions:

Antibiotic medications can cause diarrhea, which may be the sign of a new infection. If your pet has diarrhea that is watery or has blood in it, contact your veterinarian. Do not use any medication to stop the diarrhea unless instructed by your veterinarian.

Metronidazole Compounded Directions:

  • Metronidazole Compounded is a prescription antibiotic used in dogs and cats to treat various conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, nonspecific diarrhea disorders, infections caused by Giardia, and periodontal disease.
  • Metronidazole is not FDA approved for use in veterinary medicine; however, it is a commonly accepted practice for veterinarians to prescribe this medication for dogs and cats.
  • The actual dose and duration of treatment with metronidazole depends on the specific condition being treated.
Tip:

Metronidazole should be given to your pet for the entire length of time prescribed by the veterinarian. Do not give in larger amounts or use it for longer than recommended by your veterinarian.

Metronidazole Compounded Dosage:

Metronidazole Compounded Dosage for Cats
Weight Dosage
All weights The usual dose is 5-20 mg/kg of your pet's body weight, by mouth, in divided doses depending on the condition of the individual pet being treated. Please follow your veterinarian's instructions.
Metronidazole Compounded Dosage for Dogs
Weight Dosage
All weights The usual dose is 5-20 mg/kg of your pet's body weight, by mouth, in divided doses depending on the condition of the individual pet being treated. Please follow your veterinarian's instructions.
Metronidazole Compounded Dosage for Horses
Horses
Do not use!

Storage:

Store metronidazole at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.

What is a Compounded Medication?

A compounded medication is the creation of a particular medication to fit the unique needs of a patient, including changing the form of the medication (e.g., from a solid pill to a liquid) for a variety reasons (e.g., to make it easier to take, to avoid a non-essential ingredient, to obtain the exact dose needed, adding favorite flavors).

If you are having difficulty giving your pet prescribed medication or need to find a discontinued medication, 1-800-PetMeds offers compounding services on select medications. We can prepare the following: (1) custom strength quantities of a medication (as capsules, liquid, chewable tablets, or transdermal (absorbed through the skin); (2) dosage forms to mask bitter or unpleasant taste (such as capsules or chewable tablets that can also be flavored); (3) dosage forms to make it easier to dose your pet such as a transdermal or liquid (that can also be flavored); and (4) discontinued products such as cisapride or DES.

What is Metronidazole Compounded?

Metronidazole Compounded is an antibiotic and antiprotozoal medication used to treat various conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, nonspecific diarrheal disorders, infections caused by Giardia (a cause of diarrhea), and periodontal disease. Compounding is beneficial in instances where a specific dosage is unavailable or in different forms to make it easier to dose your pet. Metronidazole Compounded requires a prescription from your veterinarian.

For:

Dogs & Cats

Benefits:

  • Treats a wide array of ailments
  • An antibiotic that effectively treats inflammatory bowel disease
  • Remedies certain diarrheal disorders
  • Treats infections caused by Giardia (intestinal parasite)
  • Also treats periodontal disease

How does Metronidazole Compounded work?

Metronidazole Compounded is especially effective against anaerobic infections - bacteria that can live without oxygen. Its able to penetrate bone, making it especially useful in oral/dental infections. In addition, it has anti-inflammatory properties in the large intestine and is an effective anti-diarrhea medication for certain diseases.

Cautions:

Antibiotic medications can cause diarrhea, which may be the sign of a new infection. If your pet has diarrhea that is watery or has blood in it, contact your veterinarian. Do not use any medication to stop the diarrhea unless instructed by your veterinarian.

Metronidazole Compounded Directions:

  • Metronidazole Compounded is a prescription antibiotic used in dogs and cats to treat various conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, nonspecific diarrhea disorders, infections caused by Giardia, and periodontal disease.
  • Metronidazole is not FDA approved for use in veterinary medicine; however, it is a commonly accepted practice for veterinarians to prescribe this medication for dogs and cats.
  • The actual dose and duration of treatment with metronidazole depends on the specific condition being treated.
Tip:

Metronidazole should be given to your pet for the entire length of time prescribed by the veterinarian. Do not give in larger amounts or use it for longer than recommended by your veterinarian.

Metronidazole Compounded Dosage:

Metronidazole Compounded Dosage for Cats
Weight Dosage
All weights The usual dose is 5-20 mg/kg of your pet's body weight, by mouth, in divided doses depending on the condition of the individual pet being treated. Please follow your veterinarian's instructions.
Metronidazole Compounded Dosage for Dogs
Weight Dosage
All weights The usual dose is 5-20 mg/kg of your pet's body weight, by mouth, in divided doses depending on the condition of the individual pet being treated. Please follow your veterinarian's instructions.
Metronidazole Compounded Dosage for Horses
Horses
Do not use!

Storage:

Store metronidazole at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.

What is a Compounded Medication?

A compounded medication is the creation of a particular medication to fit the unique needs of a patient, including changing the form of the medication (e.g., from a solid pill to a liquid) for a variety reasons (e.g., to make it easier to take, to avoid a non-essential ingredient, to obtain the exact dose needed, adding favorite flavors).

If you are having difficulty giving your pet prescribed medication or need to find a discontinued medication, 1-800-PetMeds offers compounding services on select medications. We can prepare the following: (1) custom strength quantities of a medication (as capsules, liquid, chewable tablets, or transdermal (absorbed through the skin); (2) dosage forms to mask bitter or unpleasant taste (such as capsules or chewable tablets that can also be flavored); (3) dosage forms to make it easier to dose your pet such as a transdermal or liquid (that can also be flavored); and (4) discontinued products such as cisapride or DES.

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j9999
Posted 4 years ago
Posted 4 years ago
Breed Abysinian
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Overall effectiveness
5.0
Worked well for my cat who pooped everywhere except for litter box. She had loose bloody stools.
Thumbs up Would recommend this product
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Author avatar
snoopy
Posted 3 months ago
Posted 3 months ago
QUESTION
can I get this meds without a vet prescription
ANSWERS (1)
Thank you for your question. This medication cannot be dispensed without approval from a veterinarian.
Author avatar
Crystal RPTechnician
Posted 3 months ago
Posted 3 months ago
Helpful?

Author avatar
Treas
Posted 4 months ago
Posted 4 months ago
QUESTION
Hello my cat went to er they put him on prazosin only 5 tablets so now I'm out and he is screaming so what are some other meds that he can take that's equivalent?
ANSWERS (0)
Be the first to answer this question

Author avatar
kris
Posted 4 months ago
Posted 4 months ago
QUESTION
is this Metronidazole Benzoate?
ANSWERS (0)
Be the first to answer this question

Author avatar
Hje7
Posted 1 year ago
Posted 1 year ago
QUESTION
What can be given for dental disease to a 12 .5 year old 5.3 pound.
ANSWERS (1)
You would need to consult with your veterinarian.
Author avatar
Shari PetMed Pro
Posted 1 year ago
Posted 1 year ago
Helpful?

Author avatar
boxrluvr
Posted 2 years ago
Posted 2 years ago
QUESTION
What is the shelf life of the liquid?
ANSWERS (1)
Compounded metronidazole has a shelf life of 6 months.
Author avatar
Lisa M
Posted 2 years ago
Posted 2 years ago
Helpful?

Author avatar
Kerri
Posted 2 years ago
Posted 2 years ago
QUESTION
Can a 100mg chew tab be split in half?
ANSWERS (1)
Please give this medication exactly as prescribed by your veterinarian.
Author avatar
Cherley Petmeds Pro
Posted 2 years ago
Posted 2 years ago
Helpful?

Author avatar
mietze
Posted 3 years ago
Posted 3 years ago
QUESTION
How long is the shelf life of the capsules? I'd like to order this and have it on hand for the next time my cats need this. My vet only has liquid and pills and I prefer the capsules, but I don't want a sick cat to have to wait for shipping next time.
ANSWERS (1)
Thank you for your question. The shelf life of the capsules are six months.
Author avatar
Crystal RPTechnician
Posted 3 years ago
Posted 3 years ago
Helpful?

Author avatar
mietze
Posted 3 years ago
Posted 3 years ago
QUESTION
What size is the actual capsule on the 0-4 scale (not looking for the amount of medicine inside but rather the capsule size)?
ANSWERS (1)
Thank you for your question. The capsule size is a #3.
Author avatar
Crystal RPTechnician
Posted 3 years ago
Posted 3 years ago
Helpful?

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