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Thanks. We do not seem to have clavamox. We have Cephalexin and amoxicillin. Could either of these be used?
Becky: Amoxicillin would be safe but not sure if it would be very effective.Cephalexin is considered a Class B drug...which means it's "probably" safe. Although no specific studies have been done, no risks have been associated with it's use. You'd want to weigh the benefits versus the potential risks, in other words. To err on the side of caution, though, I'd give Amoxicillin but wait on giving the Cephalexin. If she had a life threatening condition like pneumonia, then I'd probably give the Cephalexin if I had no other choice, but that's not the case here. Deb