Dogs, cats. Urinary tract and respiratory infections, deep pyoderma, osteomyelitis and Gram-negative septicaemia. Enrotril Oral Antibacterial Solution is useful for treating serious antibiotic resistant infections of the respiratory tract or genitourinary system, particularly chronic urinary tract infections in cats. Exotic animals, small mammals, reptiles, avian species. May be used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the alimentary and respiratory tracts when clinical experience, supported when possible by culture and sensitivity testing of the causal organism, indicates enrofloxacin as the drug of choice.
Dogs, cats. For oral administration only. Administer 1 mL/5 kg bodyweight daily for up to five days. For the treatment of simple infections, an enrofloxacin injection may be used as the initial dose, with continued daily oral enrofloxacin dosage for up to two to three days beyond the cessation of clinical signs. If no improvement is seen within five days, the diagnosis should be re-evaluated and a different course of therapy considered. In deep or complex infections, e.g. pyoderma or discharging sinuses, extended courses may be required and progress should be regularly reviewed.
Exotic species. In the absence of data, the following dosage and administration instructions may be suitable for exotic animals. Small mammals: 5 mg/kg subcutaneously or orally twice daily for seven days. Reptiles: 5 mg/kg intramuscularly (IM) or orally at 24 to 48 hour intervals for six days. Avian species: 10 mg/kg IM or orally twice daily for seven days. Treatment may be initiated with an enrofloxacin injection and should be maintained by oral enrofloxacin dosage forms as appropriate.
Do not use in food producing species of animals. Dogs. The use of enrofloxacin is contraindicated in dogs during the rapid growth phase. Enrotril Oral Antibacterial Solution should not be used in dogs under 1 year of age. Giant breeds may be in the rapid growth phase for up to 18 months. Care should be used in treating individuals of these breeds with Enrotril Oral Antibacterial Solution when they are younger than 18 months. Cats. Enrotril Oral Antibacterial Solution should not be used in cats less than 12 weeks of age. The safe use of enrofloxacin in breeding female cats has not been established.