Message Number: SG8482 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2004-04-06 00:29:23 UTC
Subject: Re: [ferrethealth] Digest 5 Apr 2004 16:38:53 -0000 Issue 637
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In a message dated 04/05/04 12:39:41 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:
So even though vets use it, I switch to what eradicates this bacteria in
people, biaxin (a methylated erythromycin) and amoxicillen. It comes in pediatric
suspensions, and .3cc of each given twice a day is the appropriate dose.

Actually, many of us vets have been using biaxin rather than metronidazole,
in combination with carafate, in ulcer treatments for years. I will caution
you to not put a dose on the internet - first of all, as you admit, you are not
a vet. Secondly, dosing in animals (as it should be in humans, IMO!) is done
by body weight, and the dose that is appropriate for a one and a half pound
ferret will not be the dose that is appropriate for a four or five pound ferret.

Dr. Ruth
Find it. Fix it. And fly again.

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