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- Product Description
- Safety Information
- Side Effects
- Additional Information
Orbax is an antibiotic used in dogs and cats for mainly treating skin, respiratory tract, and urinary tract infections
- Broad-spectrum antibiotic
- Tolerated well in most animals
Consult with your veterinarian for proper dosage and course of treatment.
Prescribing antibacterial drugs in the absence of a proven or strongly suspected bacterial infection is unlikely to provide benefit to treated animals and may increase the risk of the development of drug-resistant animal pathogens.
The use of fluoroquinolones in cats has been reported to adversely affect the retina. Such products should be used with caution in cats.
Quinolones should be used with caution in animals with known or suspected central nervous system (CNS) disorders. In such animals, quinolones have, in rare instances, been associated with CNS stimulation which may lead to convulsive seizures. Quinolones have been shown to produce erosions of cartilage of weight-bearing joints and other signs of arthropathy in immature animals of various species.
Administer orbifloxacin with caution in the presence of hepatic insufficiency/impairment. The safety of orbifloxacin in animals that are used for breeding or that are pregnant and/or lactating has not been demonstrated.
Food and Drug Interactions
Other drugs can interact with this medication, so be sure to tell your veterinarian and pharmacist what medications (including vitamins, supplements, or herbal therapies) you give your animal
For use in animals only. Keep out of the reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. In humans, there is a risk of user photosensitization within a few hours after excessive exposure to quinolones. If excessive accidental exposure occurs, avoid direct sunlight.
Possible Side Effects
Orbax is usually tolerated well in pets. Some side effects could include vomiting, diarrhea, nausea or reduced appetite
Contact your veterinarian if you believe your pet is experiencing side effects.
Store between 36° and 86°F. Protect from excessive moisture.