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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience.
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Joey, I am fostering a 5 week old kitten. At her appointment

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Hi Dr. Joey, I am fostering a 5 week old kitten. At her appointment 10 days ago, she was .8 pounds. She's healthy and eats well, so I imagine she's well over a pound now. I accidentally misread the instructions on her clavamox and gave her 0.3 mLs instead of 0.1 ml. Will she be ok?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

Please don't be alarmed. Dosing of Clavamox is variable predicated upon which infectious agent(s) are present and the severity of the infection. The kitten should remain well although transient gastrointestinal distress - inappetence, vomiting and/or diarrhea - may arise. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.