Synulox Palatable Tablets 50 mg and 250 mg
Dosage and administration
By the oral route. Synulox palatable tablets are often accepted from the hand even by sick cats and dogs. Alternatively, the tablets may be crushed and added to a little food.
12.5 mg/kg bodyweight.
The following table is intended as a guide to dispensing Synulox Palatable Tablets at the standard dose rate of 12.5 mg/kg, twice daily.
For the majority of infections, including those of the skin, urinary tract and gastrointestinal tract, the above dosing regime is effective.
Refractory cases, however, particularly those of the respiratory tract, have shown improved cure rates by doubling the dose to 25 mg/kg bodyweight twice daily. (Note that the smallest animals of 1 kg bodyweight when dosed with ½ tablet will already be receiving the doubled (25 mg/kg) dose rate.)
Duration of therapy
Routine cases involving all indications: The majority of these cases respond to between 5 and 7 days therapy.
Chronic or refractory cases
In these cases, where there is considerable tissue damage, a longer course of therapy may be required in that it allows sufficient time for damaged tissue to repair. Based on clinical trials, the following durations are suggested as guidelines: