Date: 2001-05-05 07:41:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Zithromax
Thanks for the correction Dr. Murray. I am on so damn many types of
antibiotics for Lyme that I confuse my macrolides with my
cepahlasporins.<g>. I AM however certain of the dosage. And given
that Dr. Kawasaki literaly had to revive Rhett at the beginning of
the 9 months after his dx with Mycobacterium avian, he really lived a
good quality of life for the next nine months. And that was after
almost everyone said I should put him down immediately. Also
important to point out that NONE of the other ferrets became ill with
If there is any interest by the vets on the list I can pull my
information on the other medications he was on. It may take a couple
months, the notes are packed in box.
-- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., AFERRETVET@c... wrote:
> Hi Tansy,
> Zithromax (azithromycin) is not a cephalosporin.
> It is actually a macrolide. It is basically a 2nd
> generation erythromycin. The 10mg/kg does sound
> like a correct dose.
> Jerry Murray, DVM