Baytril Injectable (Enrofloxacin) is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that is effective against a wide variety of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Baytril pet meds treat skin infections, urinary tract infections (UTIs), and infections in the lungs and gastrointestinal tract.
• Broad-spectrum antibacterial activity against a wide range of infections
• Enrofloxacin antibiotics for pets
Enrofloxacin can cause developmental cartilage abnormalities, and most veterinarians avoid use in young horses.
Animals with severe kidney or liver problems may need a reduced dose. Hydration should be monitored and fluid therapy used in animals that tend to become dehydrated.
Enrofloxacin should be used with caution or avoided in animals at risk for seizures.
Used as an oral medication, enrofloxacin can cause mucous membrane irritation, redness, slobbering, and swelling.
Enrofloxacin is not FDA approved for use with horses. It is commonly used and considered accepted practice. It is a prescription drug and U.S. federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the written prescription of a licensed veterinarian.
Enrofloxacin is forbidden in drug-free competitions. It is important to check with the proper regulatory organization. Veterinary Supplies