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Typical dosage for cats on amoxicillin, ear infection, buddy…

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Typical dosage for cats...

Typical dosage for cats on amoxicillin

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the cat?

ear infection

Veterinarian's Assistant: There are all sorts of infestations cats can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the cat's name and age?

Buddy 6years

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about buddy?

He has red looking maybe a blood clot one ear

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Deb, Cat Veterinarian replied 1 year ago
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Hello, I'm Dr. Deb and will do my best to help you today.

I'm sorry for this concern about Buddy.

The dose of Amoxicillin that I use would be 10 mgs per pound of body weight twice a day, with food to avoid stomach upset. This calculates out to be 100 mg for the average 10 pound cat.

I tend to treat for 7-10 days, especially if there's a wound or abscess involved.

I would also clean the area with dilute otc, Betadine or Iodine (to the color of weak tea) twice a day.

I hope this helps, Deb

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
this redball looking thing in his ear is probably some type of ear infection
Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Deb, Cat Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

It's certainly possible.

Can you send me a picture? The following link walks you through the process:

http://ww2.justanswer.com/how-do-i-send-photo-or-file-expert

Thanks, Deb

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