Gary All of these meds can be purchased online from revival, valley vet, lambriar vet supply, or Thomas labs themselves who market these to all these outlets. Revival animal health has the best selection of different antibiotics and they send a sheet along that tells how to dilute, store, and administer each antibiotic. Or The Plumb Veterinary Drug Handbook is an awesome book to have around and supplies everything we need to know about dosages for all sorts of animals and also drug interactions. Revival sells 16 oz bottles of sorbital syrup to use as a carrier, but I must say that I like your water and Karo syrup idea(-: Clavamox is just one of those that I don't think we'll ever see labeled for fish or birds unfortunately! Excenel, an injectable cephlasporion works very very well and has been labeled for cats now for several years.
Take care Marcia Sent from my iPad that my most awesome kids surprised me with, Christmas 2010. On Oct 20, 2011, at 1:23 AM, "gary" <gcru...@centurytel.net> wrote: > Cindy, > > FishMox is NOT the same as Clavamox, FishMox is the same as Amoxicillin. > Clavamox is a mixture of amoxicillin and clavauntic(sp) acid which enhances > the amoxicillin. FishMox is fine to use, just make sure you know how to dose > it for cats, it comes in 250 mg or 500 mg capsules. Dosage for cats is 5-10 > mg per pound once or twice a day. > > Clavamox is available from overseas without a script, but tends to be a bit > expensive. The human form of clavamox is called Augmentin and has the same > ingredients, but you have to be careful with dosages for cats as they way > ingredients are listed tends to be confusing. Tablets of the same dosage > vets give use to be sold overseas, but as far as I know, it has been > discontinued by every place I know. > > Doxycycline is and excellent antibiotic and is the antibiotic of choice for > many things in the Cornell University Shelter Medicine program. You can buy > it without a script as Bird Biotic in 100 mg capsules. dosage for cats is > max 4 mg per pound once a day. > > Both FishMox (amoxicillin) and Bird Biotic (doxycycline) must be mixed with a > liquid for proper dosing. Additionally, doxycycline should never be given to > a cat in any dry form as it can cause damage in the esophagus. You can use a > lot of different liquids to mix these with, but I use 1/3 water and then add > 2/3 lite kayro syrup, It helps kill the taste and doesn't go bad. Amoxicillin > must be refrigerated after mixing and lasts 10 to 14 days, but it can be > frozen for long periods. Doxycycline need not be refrigerated (unless the > liquid you use needs refrigeration) and should be discarded after 30 days. > > Here are a couple of links http://www.1drugstore-online.com and > http://www.supersavermeds.com/ > > If anyone is interested in Zithromax, I get it from a contact in Thailand > much cheaper than here. Email me off list and I will put you in contact with > him. > > Please, everyone be sure to know the proper dose for cats for any med you are > giving and how to get that dose from the product you have. > > Gary > > > > -------------------------------------------------- > From: "Cindy McHugh" <ci...@furangels.org> > Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 3:48 PM > To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Vet meds > >> Lorrie, >> >> I'm late chiming in here. I can't help you with Acarexx, but look into >> FishMox for the clavamox. It can be ordered without a prescription and from >> what I was told, it's the same as clavamox. I even ordered it for myself >> once when I had an infected tooth. >> >> Cindy >> >> >> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Lorrie" <felineres...@frontier.com> >> To: <email@example.com> >> Sent: Sunday, October 16, 2011 11:14 AM >> Subject: [Felvtalk] Vet meds >> >> >>> Does anyone know where I can buy RX vet meds overseas without an RX? >>> With 25 cats in my shelter and at home I need to keep some basic >>> things at home such as Acarexx for earmites, Clavamox (antibiotic) >>> etc. >>> >>> Thanks, >>> >>> Lorrie > > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org