Difloxacin is a antibiotic prescribed to treat a bacterial infections in cats and dogs. It may also be prescribed to treat abscesses, wounds and urinary tract infections.
If you miss a dose ensure it is given as soon as possible, however, if it is almost time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and continue as normal. Ensure two doses are not administered together.
I have heard that this drug can have side effects, how will this affect my pet?
All medicines have potential side effects but this does not mean your pet has a high risk of experiencing them. Potential adverse effects may include vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea and anal irritation. If these symptoms persist and appear troublesome, contact your veterinarian.
Possible drug interactions
Ensure your vet is aware of any other medication you are giving your pet. Drug interaction is not uncommon when two differing medications are prescribed. The following drugs can potentially interact with difloxacin: antacids, sucralfate, multivitamins, iron, calcium, magnesium and zinc.