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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Transaction Needed addl. meds for my cocker's ear infection, but the cost at the vet was double. First time using 800petmeds. Even with paying for overnight delivery, and using a coupon, I saved at least $10. And meds worked great. No side effects. Will use 800petmeds in the future.
Date published: 2017-08-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We have 4 dogs...right now two of them are battling with a skin infection that only responds to this medication. Well it's working great on one..the other one where the infection started on is taking time..but Doctor said they could be on it for over 20 days.,,Hoping not the case, but they are my babies and if it's what's needed than that's what we will do.
Date published: 2015-01-04
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Constipated Kitty, but fixed the problem This medication worked great for my kitty's urinary issues, the only problem was the side effect of dehydration. If your pet is prone to constipation (or has manx syndrome like my baby does) i do not recommend prolonged use of the meds. Use it until the infection clears, but as a preventative medicine it can cause major constipation.
Date published: 2014-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The only med that has helped. About a year ago, our Australian Shepherd developed a skin infection on her stomach that looked like large ringworms. The circles were crusty and had an odor. They soon spread to her back, taking some hair with the lesions. After numerous tries with other meds, the vet did a comprehensive blood test ($604) to determine what the problem was--a mersa-type infection that is not contagious to humans. It took a month's worth of meds ($246-includes a 10% discount) to clear it up. Two months ago, she broke out with the same thing. A new vet tried another med, even though I told him Zeniquin worked. We wasted a month before he prescribed Zeniquin--Rosie is on the way to recovery. This med is very expensive, even from PetMeds, but is the only thing that works.
Date published: 2013-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lizzy loved Zeniquin and so did I. The stubborn temps that had hovered on the high side for almost a week fell back and stayed within the normal range after two dosages. With fever checked, she began to eat and drink and soon regained her vim and vigar.
Date published: 2013-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I was prescribed Zeniquin for my Cat Roxie's ear infection. She had an excess of oil in her ear and the vet found it was two different types of infections. Roxie's ear has completely cleared up. Very happy with the results
Date published: 2013-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from On going infection cured Bandit had been struggling with a nasal infection for over 9 months with different antibiotics with no success. My vet took a sample of the discharge and found he needed different medication they did not stock and recommended Zeniquin. I saw a positive change in 6 days and now the discharge is gone.
Date published: 2012-07-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This stuff works! My dog had a horrible ear infection! My vet prescribed this and after a few days, the infection cleared right up. I was so thank ful because my dog was so miserable... This stuff works!
Date published: 2012-03-31
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Questions

Can a 200mg tablet prescribed to a dog be split in half and given to our dog twice daily rather than the full 200mg once?

Asked by: mntnbikerbw
Please consult with vet for directions.
Answered by: Shari PetMed Pro
Date published: 2020-06-05

Is this by prescription only

Asked by: Cece
Yes. Zeniquin® (marbofloxacin) is prescription-only medication. Consult your veterinarian to discuss if this medication is appropriate for your pet. Thank you.
Answered by: Joshua T
Date published: 2020-04-22

Will it help yeast infection in dogs ear...?

Asked by: Keemo
This is a prescription medication and will need your veterinarians approval. We do suggest consulting with your vet.
Answered by: Shari PetMed Pro
Date published: 2020-04-13

My 19 y/o cat was on Z for 6 wks inner ear infect (neuro symps).She was on Z 1yr ago for upper resp.Both times she became playful(abnormal for her) 1st day she was on med!Also masking discomfort(?) from sub fluids collecting mostly in 1 leg. Any theories?

Asked by: Tsha
Thank you for your question. The symptoms mentioned are not listed symptoms of the medication. However we recommend you talk to your veterinarian about anything that seems unusual or bothersome to your pet.
Answered by: Crystal RPTechnician
Date published: 2018-06-27

My dog is taking heart medlocation... Furosemide spinoloctone enalapril pimobendan. Is it okay to give her marbofloxacin 30 mins after the heart medications? If not when should I give her the medications?

Asked by: Jackie
Thank you for your question. Separate Zeniquin from other medications mentioned by at least 1 hour.
Answered by: Crystal RPTechnician
Date published: 2018-06-12

Is price of zeniquin generic 2.86/tablet or for a bottle of 25

Asked by: Kelli
Thank you for your question. We do not offer the generic to Zeniquin . The Zeniquin is sold as follows 25mg at $2.86 per tablet , 50mg at $4.85 per tbalet and the 100g at $8.63 per tablet.
Answered by: Crystal RPTechnician
Date published: 2018-01-09

Should Zeniquin be given with food? My cat has an urinary tract infection. 

Asked by: Bootsee10
You can give Zeniquin to your pet with or without food. Do not give Zeniquin within 2 hours of administering Carafate (sucralfate), antacids, or foods and vitamins/mineral products containing iron, aluminum, calcium, magnesium or zinc.
Answered by: Lisa M
Date published: 2017-09-20

Will Zeniquin work for a chlamydia felis bacterial infection in cats? I read only certain antibiotics will work for this infection because it is an infection inside the cells.

Asked by: Meg39
Thank you for your question. Zeniquin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic which will cover a number of infectious diseases; however, antibiotics require a prescription from your veterinarian who will prescribe an antibiotic better suited for your pet that will specifically target what they need rather than broad coverage.
Answered by: leanniejo
Date published: 2017-08-14
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What is Zeniquin?

Zeniquin is a broad spectrum antibiotic used for the treatment of bacterial infections in dogs and cats, such as skin and soft-tissue infections and urinary tract infections due to organisms susceptible to marbofloxacin. The tablets are film-coated and easy for your pet to swallow. Zeniquin requires a prescription from your veterinarian and is sold by the tablet.

For:

Cats (over 12 months of age); Dogs (small and medium breeds over 8 months of age, large breeds over 12 months of age and giant breeds over 18 months of age)

Benefits:

  • Has an excellent safety profile
  • Once-a-day dosing
  • Easy-to-swallow, film-coated tablets

How Does Zeniquin Work?

Zeniquin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic that works by inhibiting bacterial DNA replication.

Cautions:

For use in pets only. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of contact with eyes, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for 15 minutes. In case of dermal contact, wash skin with soap and water. Consult a physician if irritation persists following ocular or dermal exposure. Individuals with a history of hypersensitivity to fluoroquinolones should avoid this product. In humans, there is a risk of user photosensitization with a few hours after exposure to quinolones. If excessive accidental exposure occurs, avoid direct sunlight. Quinolones should be used with caution in pets with known or suspected central nervous system (CNS) disorders.

Brand Name:

Zeniquin (Zoetis)

Generic Name:

marbofloxacin

What is the most important information I should know about Zeniquin?

Zeniquin is a prescription medication FDA-approved for veterinary use in dogs and cats. Zeniquin is available as 25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg film-coated scored tablets. Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. Do not give Zeniquin to any pet other than the pet for whom it was prescribed. Zeniquin is not for use in pets allergic to it or other fluoroquinolone antibiotic drugs. Zeniquin should not be used in cats younger than 12 months of age, or dogs during their rapid growth phase which can vary from 8 to 18 months based on the breed. Zeniquin may affect the retina of cats.

What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving Zeniquin to my pet?

Tell your veterinarian if your pet has seizures or other central nervous system (CNS) disorders, or if your pet is breeding, pregnant, or lactating.

How should Zeniquin be given?

Give Zeniquin exactly as directed by your veterinarian. Give all of the medication your veterinarian has prescribed. Symptoms may start to improve before the infection is completely treated. The usual dose of Zeniquin for dogs and cats is 1.25 mg per pound given once a day, but the dosage may be increased to 2.5 mg per pound. 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. If no improvement is noted within 5 days, the diagnosis should be re-evaluated and a different course of therapy considered. If you do not understand the directions, ask your pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you.

What are the potential side effects of Zeniquin?

Stop giving the medication and seek emergency veterinary medical attention if your pet experiences an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue or face; or hives). Other less serious side effects may also occur. Continue to give the medication and talk to your veterinarian if your pet experiences loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, or drowsiness. Side effects other than those listed may occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to your pet.

What happens if I miss giving a dose of Zeniquin?

Give the missed dose of Zeniquin as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose missed and give only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not give a double dose of the medication.

What happens if I overdose my pet on Zeniquin?

Seek emergency veterinary medical treatment. Symptoms of overdose may include loss of appetite, vomiting, dehydration, excessive salivation, tremors, reddened skin, or facial swelling.

What should I avoid while giving Zeniquin to my pet?

Do not give Zeniquin to pets allergic to it or other fluoroquinolone antibiotics. Do not give Zeniquin within 2 hours of administering Carafate (sucralfate), or other antacids or foods and supplements containing iron, aluminum, calcium, magnesium, and zinc.

What other drugs will affect Zeniquin?

Drugs other than those listed may also interact with Zeniquin. Talk to your veterinarian or pharmacist before giving any other prescription or over-the-counter medications.

How should Zeniquin be stored?

Store Zeniquin below 86°F (30°C) away from moisture and heat. Keep this medication away from children and pets.

Where can I get more information about Zeniquin?

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

Zeniquin Directions:

  • Zeniquin is a prescription broad-spectrum oral antibiotic used in dogs and cats for the treatment of bacterial infections such as skin and soft-tissue infections and urinary tract infections due to susceptible organisms.
  • Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian.
Tip:

Zeniquin should not be used in cats younger than 12 months of age or dogs during their rapid growth phase, which can vary from 8-18 months based on the breed (small and medium breeds up to 8 months of age, large breeds up to 12 months of age, and giant breeds up to 18 months of age).

Zeniquin Dosage:

Zeniquin Dosage for Cats
Weight Dosage
All weights The usual dose 1.25 mg/lb of pet's body weight given once a day, but the dosage may be increased to 2.5 mg/lb of pet's body weight. For treatment of skin and soft tissue infections, give for 2-3 days after symptoms are gone, for a maximum of 30 days. For treatment of urinary tract infections, give for at least 10 days. However, if there is no improvement after 5 days your pet should be reevaluated.
Zeniquin Dosage for Dogs
Weight Dosage
All weights The usual dose 1.25 mg/lb of pet's body weight given once a day, but the dosage may be increased to 2.5 mg/lb of pet's body weight. For treatment of skin and soft tissue infections, give for 2-3 days after symptoms are gone, for a maximum of 30 days. For treatment of urinary tract infections, give for at least 10 days. However, if there is no improvement after 5 days your pet should be reevaluated.
Zeniquin Dosage for Horses
Horses
Do not use!

Storage:

Store Zeniquin below 86F (30C), away from moisture and heat.

Zeniquin Ingredients:

Zeniquin 25 mg Tablet
Active Ingredient (per tablet) Amount
Marbofloxacin 25 mg
Zeniquin 50 mg Tablet
Active Ingredient (per tablet) Amount
Marbofloxacin 50 mg
Zeniquin 100 mg Tablet
Active Ingredient (per tablet) Amount
Marbofloxacin 100 mg

What is Zeniquin?

Zeniquin is a broad spectrum antibiotic used for the treatment of bacterial infections in dogs and cats, such as skin and soft-tissue infections and urinary tract infections due to organisms susceptible to marbofloxacin. The tablets are film-coated and easy for your pet to swallow. Zeniquin requires a prescription from your veterinarian and is sold by the tablet.

For:

Cats (over 12 months of age); Dogs (small and medium breeds over 8 months of age, large breeds over 12 months of age and giant breeds over 18 months of age)

Benefits:

  • Has an excellent safety profile
  • Once-a-day dosing
  • Easy-to-swallow, film-coated tablets

How Does Zeniquin Work?

Zeniquin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic that works by inhibiting bacterial DNA replication.

Cautions:

For use in pets only. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of contact with eyes, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for 15 minutes. In case of dermal contact, wash skin with soap and water. Consult a physician if irritation persists following ocular or dermal exposure. Individuals with a history of hypersensitivity to fluoroquinolones should avoid this product. In humans, there is a risk of user photosensitization with a few hours after exposure to quinolones. If excessive accidental exposure occurs, avoid direct sunlight. Quinolones should be used with caution in pets with known or suspected central nervous system (CNS) disorders.

Brand Name:

Zeniquin (Zoetis)

Generic Name:

marbofloxacin

What is the most important information I should know about Zeniquin?

Zeniquin is a prescription medication FDA-approved for veterinary use in dogs and cats. Zeniquin is available as 25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg film-coated scored tablets. Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. Do not give Zeniquin to any pet other than the pet for whom it was prescribed. Zeniquin is not for use in pets allergic to it or other fluoroquinolone antibiotic drugs. Zeniquin should not be used in cats younger than 12 months of age, or dogs during their rapid growth phase which can vary from 8 to 18 months based on the breed. Zeniquin may affect the retina of cats.

What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving Zeniquin to my pet?

Tell your veterinarian if your pet has seizures or other central nervous system (CNS) disorders, or if your pet is breeding, pregnant, or lactating.

How should Zeniquin be given?

Give Zeniquin exactly as directed by your veterinarian. Give all of the medication your veterinarian has prescribed. Symptoms may start to improve before the infection is completely treated. The usual dose of Zeniquin for dogs and cats is 1.25 mg per pound given once a day, but the dosage may be increased to 2.5 mg per pound. 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. If no improvement is noted within 5 days, the diagnosis should be re-evaluated and a different course of therapy considered. If you do not understand the directions, ask your pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you.

What are the potential side effects of Zeniquin?

Stop giving the medication and seek emergency veterinary medical attention if your pet experiences an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue or face; or hives). Other less serious side effects may also occur. Continue to give the medication and talk to your veterinarian if your pet experiences loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, or drowsiness. Side effects other than those listed may occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to your pet.

What happens if I miss giving a dose of Zeniquin?

Give the missed dose of Zeniquin as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose missed and give only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not give a double dose of the medication.

What happens if I overdose my pet on Zeniquin?

Seek emergency veterinary medical treatment. Symptoms of overdose may include loss of appetite, vomiting, dehydration, excessive salivation, tremors, reddened skin, or facial swelling.

What should I avoid while giving Zeniquin to my pet?

Do not give Zeniquin to pets allergic to it or other fluoroquinolone antibiotics. Do not give Zeniquin within 2 hours of administering Carafate (sucralfate), or other antacids or foods and supplements containing iron, aluminum, calcium, magnesium, and zinc.

What other drugs will affect Zeniquin?

Drugs other than those listed may also interact with Zeniquin. Talk to your veterinarian or pharmacist before giving any other prescription or over-the-counter medications.

How should Zeniquin be stored?

Store Zeniquin below 86°F (30°C) away from moisture and heat. Keep this medication away from children and pets.

Where can I get more information about Zeniquin?

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

Zeniquin Directions:

  • Zeniquin is a prescription broad-spectrum oral antibiotic used in dogs and cats for the treatment of bacterial infections such as skin and soft-tissue infections and urinary tract infections due to susceptible organisms.
  • Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian.
Tip:

Zeniquin should not be used in cats younger than 12 months of age or dogs during their rapid growth phase, which can vary from 8-18 months based on the breed (small and medium breeds up to 8 months of age, large breeds up to 12 months of age, and giant breeds up to 18 months of age).

Zeniquin Dosage:

Zeniquin Dosage for Cats
Weight Dosage
All weights The usual dose 1.25 mg/lb of pet's body weight given once a day, but the dosage may be increased to 2.5 mg/lb of pet's body weight. For treatment of skin and soft tissue infections, give for 2-3 days after symptoms are gone, for a maximum of 30 days. For treatment of urinary tract infections, give for at least 10 days. However, if there is no improvement after 5 days your pet should be reevaluated.
Zeniquin Dosage for Dogs
Weight Dosage
All weights The usual dose 1.25 mg/lb of pet's body weight given once a day, but the dosage may be increased to 2.5 mg/lb of pet's body weight. For treatment of skin and soft tissue infections, give for 2-3 days after symptoms are gone, for a maximum of 30 days. For treatment of urinary tract infections, give for at least 10 days. However, if there is no improvement after 5 days your pet should be reevaluated.
Zeniquin Dosage for Horses
Horses
Do not use!

Storage:

Store Zeniquin below 86F (30C), away from moisture and heat.

Zeniquin Ingredients:

Zeniquin 25 mg Tablet
Active Ingredient (per tablet) Amount
Marbofloxacin 25 mg
Zeniquin 50 mg Tablet
Active Ingredient (per tablet) Amount
Marbofloxacin 50 mg
Zeniquin 100 mg Tablet
Active Ingredient (per tablet) Amount
Marbofloxacin 100 mg