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:
As is true with all antibiotic therapy, appropriate in vitro cultures and sensitivities should be conducted prior to treatment.
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.
PRECAUTIONS: Until adequate reproductive studies are accomplished, Biomox® (amoxicillin) tablets should not be used in pregnant or breeding animals. Klebsiella and all strains of Pseudomonas are resitant.
Amoxicillin may be given without regard to meals because it is stable in gastric acid. It is rapidly absorbed following oral administration and digguses readily into most body fluids and tissues. It diffuses poorly into the brain and spinal fluid except when the meninges are inflamed. Most of the amoxicillin is excreted in the urine unchanged.
CAUTION: Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
WARNINGS: For use in dogs only
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, has the potential for producing