Message Number: YG4630 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Russell Prater
Date: 2001-06-17 00:11:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Amoxi, Biaxin and Carafate

pamsferrets@a... wrote:
> Dear Mr Prater
> Are you sure that they use all 3 together?
> The Amoxil and Biaxin are both antibiotics and seems sort of redundant
> to use
> them both. If this is correct could you please explain? Or do you
> not mean
> together?
> I can imagine why they quit using tasted there
> another
> reason?

Yeah, they always use two antibiotics against helicobacter mustelae. If
you use just one the bug rapidly becomes immune to it. Check Drs.
Hillier & Quesenberry's book or Dr. Karen Purcell's book. Of course the
Carafate is just a coating agent.

Russ, Booger, Bonnie & Clyde

URA Redneck if your mounted deer head wears a baseball and sunglasses.