BIOMOX® (amoxicillin) Tablets and BIOMOX® (amoxicillin) Oral Suspension are a semi-synthetic, broad-spectrum amoxicillin, indicated for the treatment of bacterial dermatitis and soft tissue infections, including abscesses, wounds and lacerations in dogs when caused by susceptible strains of organisms:
BACTERIAL DERMATITIS due to Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus spp., Staphylococcus spp., and E. coli
SOFT TISSUE INFECTIONS (abscesses, wounds, lacerations) due to Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus spp., E. coli, Proteus mirabilis and Staphylococcus spp.
As is true with all antibiotic therapy, appropriate in vitro cultures and sensitivities should be conducted prior to treatment.
Provides excellent bactericidal activity against a wide variety of common gram-negative and gram-positive pathogens
Available in 2 convenient formulation options:
Tablets are available in 50 mg, 100 mg and 200 mg concentrations in bottles of 500 tablets
Suspension is available in 15 mL and 30 mL sizes with 50 mg/mL potency when reconstituted
The recommended dosage 5mg per pound of body weight administered twice daily for 5 to 7 days or 48 hours after all symptoms have subsided. If no improvement is noted in 5 days, the diagnosis should be reconsidered and therapy changed.
DIRECTIONS FOR MIXING ORAL SUSPENSION: Add sufficient water to the bottle as indicated in the table below and shake vigorously. Each mL of suspension will contain 50 mg of amoxicillin as the trihydrate.
Amount of Water to Add for Reconstitution
NOTE: When stored at room temperature or in refrigerator, discard unused portion of reconstituted after 14 days.
CONTRAINDICATIONS: Use of amoxicillin is contraindicated in animals with a history of an allergic reaction to penicillin.
ADVERSE REACTIONS: Amoxicillin is a semisynthetic penicillin and, therefore, will contain 50 mg of amoxicillin as the trihydrate.