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Can Zeniquin 25mg after 3 weeks straight on antiobiotic

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Can Zeniquin 25mg after 3 weeks straight on antiobiotic cause sudden vomiting last few days. Dog has raging appetite, eats throw up entirely n drinks, poops n pees.
He has been on antiobiotics for months now has one kidney down n a bladder infection trying to prevent kindney failure. Dog is alert but he walks sideways n cant stand for long. He was told 5/6months ago he was told not much time left n here he is fighting to live. He has good days n bad where hes real tired n sleeps alot n walks sparringly n other days hes perky. Can antiobitic cause the sudden vomiting last few days sometimes immediately n aometimes hours later n it looks like food never digested almost 4 hrs after eating he threw it all up n ate it again n he does re eat every time he vomits.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. To answer you directly, yes, antibiotics in the fluoroquinolone class such as marbofloxacin (Zeniquin) can cause gastrointestinal distress soon after instituting the antibiotic, during administration, or days following the end of the course of therapy. Yes, Max needs to be re-evaluated by his vet. A raging appetite isn't consistent with renal failure but, instead, diabetes mellitus, hyperthyroidism, or Cushing's disease. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
Hi Leslie,
I'm just following up on our conversation about Max. How is everything going?
Dr. Michael Salkin

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