Message Number: YG4394 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Karen Purcell, DVM
Date: 2001-06-08 02:35:00 UTC
Subject: Re:Okay to mix Clavamox with food?


You wrote:
> I'm currently giving my ferret, Zeus, Clavamox twice a day. He's going to
> be on it for a while. He hates it and fights taking it (liquid). Is it
> okay to mix the Clavamox in his baby food? I give him a small jar of warmed
> up Gerbers chicken baby food each day. Will the Clavamox be as effective if
> I do this? I'm trying to lessen the stress of giving him the Clavamox.
> Thank you.

Yes, it is okay to give clavamox in food. I recommend mixing
medications in a small amount of food to be fed first, to be sure the
entire dose is eaten. Then give the rest of the meal.

-Dr. Karen

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