Does metronidazole for dogs need to be taken with food?
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Beside this, can you give a dog metronidazole on an empty stomach?
Metronidazole Dosage Metronidazole comes as a tablet and an extended-release tablet to take by mouth. The tablets can be taken with food or a glass of milk to prevent upset stomach. You should take the extended-release tablet on an empty stomach at least one hour before, or two hours after, a meal.
Likewise, what does metronidazole treat in dogs? Metronidazole, commonly known by the brand name Flagyl, is a strong antibiotic primarily used as an anti-diarrheal to treat inflammation of the large intestine. It is also used for other illnesses and conditions in dogs, cats, and horses, as well as to treat bacterial infections in humans.
Then, how many days should I give my dog metronidazole?
If your dog has an infection from anaerobic bacteria, then you might expect your vet to prescribe 11 to 22 mg per pound to be given twice a day. Metronidazole tablets typically come in doses of 250 to 500 mg per pill. Your vet can give you advice on how to properly measure the dose for your dog.
Can metronidazole kill dogs?
Metronidazole is a toxic drug that is not even approved by the FDA for animals and they keep allowing it to be given. This drug killed our dog and she should have never been put on it with her liver enzymes elevated. We can and we will succeed in making awareness of this toxic drug.