Baytril® (Enrofloxacin)

Product Description: This antibiotic, containing enrofloxacin, is effective against Staphylococcus spp., Clostridium perfringens, Bacteroides spp., E. coli, Brucella canis, Klebsiella spp., Proteus mirabilis, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacterial infections. This is one of the strongest antibiotics that can be used in animals; therefore, it should be reserved for severe infections that are not responsive to other antibiotics.

Indications for Use: Baytril is for use in bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, bladder, skin, and tissues, including wounds and abscesses.

Dosage and Administration: Baytril comes as an injectable liquid and as a tablet. The injectable form is commonly used in dogs. In cats, the tablets are often administered orally at 5 mg/kg (2.27 mg/lb) of body weight. The dose may be administered either as a single daily dose or divided into two (2) equal daily doses administered at twelve (12) hour intervals. This antibiotic can be given for up to 30 days total.

Precautions and Side Effects: Allergic reactions are a possibility. See page E200 for additional information on allergic reactions. Avoid letting it contact the skin and eyes; if accidental exposure occurs, flush the area thoroughly with water.

Packaging: This product comes in a tablet form. The tablets come in 22.7, 68, and 136 mg strengths.

Storage and Shelf Life: The product should be stored at a controlled room temperature, kept from freezing, and out of direct sunlight.

Product Type: Rx

Manufacturer: Bayer Corporation