Zeniquin is a synthetic broad-spectrum antibacterial for veterinary
use in dogs and cats. It is indicated for the treatment of infections
associated with bacteria susceptible to marbofloxacin.
Zeniquin (Pfizer Animal Health)
What is this product used for
Zeniquin is a synthetic broad-spectrum antibacterial agent from
the fluoroquinolone class of chemotherapeutic agents, FDA approved
for veterinary use in dogs and cats. It is indicated for the treatment
of infections associated with bacteria susceptible to marbofloxacin.
Zeniquin is available by prescription as tablets.
How this product should be used
The usual dose of Zeniquin in dogs and cats is 1.25mg per pound
of body weight given once a day.
What are the side effects
Side effects that may occur include loss of appetite, lethargy and
vomiting in dogs and diarrhea, soft stool and vomiting in cats.
What special precautions are there
Do not use this medication in animals allergic to it or other quinolone
antibacterials. Use with caution in animals with CNS disorders.
This product may affect the retina of cats. Sucralfate and antacids
or foods and supplements containing iron, aluminum, calcium, magnesium
and zinc can interfere with Zeniquin and should be avoided. Do not
use Zeniquin in cats less than 12 months of age. Use with caution
in breeding, pregnant, or lactating animals.
In the event of overdose
Call a veterinarian or veterinary emergency room. Symptoms of overdose
may include loss of appetite, vomiting, dehydration, excessive salivation,
tremors, reddened skin, facial swelling.
How should I store this product
Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed.
Store tablets at room temperature, away from excess heat, light
and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Throw away any medication
that is outdated or no longer needed. Keep this medication out of
the reach of children and pets.
This information sheet is for educational purposes only and is
intended to be a supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise
and professional judgment of your veterinarian. The information
is NOT to be used for diagnosis or treatment of your pet. You should
always consult your own veterinarian for specific advice concerning
the treatment of your pet.
The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions,
precautions, warnings, allergic reactions, drug interactions or
adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use
of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for your
pet. It is not a substitute for a veterinary exam, and it does not
replace the need for services provided by your veterinarian.
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