Clindamycin is an antibiotic prescribed to treat bacterial infections in dogs and cats including wounds, abscesses, and inflammation of the bone marrow and adjacent bone. Your veterinarian may also prescribe this medicine to treat protozoal infections including toxoplasmosis.
How do I give Antirobe®?
If I miss a dose, what do I do?
If you miss a dose, give it to your pet as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, then continue with the regular dosing schedule. Do not give your pet two doses at once.
How do I store Antirobe®?
Keep this medicine out of reach of children.
Store capsules and tablets at room temperature in a dry, cool place. Keep this medicine away from heat and direct sunlight.
The liquid form of this medicine should be stored in the refrigerator. Keep the liquid from freezing and discard any unused liquid after 14 days.
Do not store this medicine in damp places, in the bathroom, or near the kitchen sink. This medication can break down when exposed to moisture or heat.
What are the potential side effects of Antirobe®?
Clindamycin may cause stomach upset, vomiting, and diarrhea.
If your pet has severe, prolonged or bloody diarrhea, contact your veterinarian immediately.
Other side effects may occur. If you notice anything unusual, contact your veterinarian.
What about possible drug interactions?
Be sure to tell your veterinarian about any other medications or supplements you are giving your pet.
It’s not uncommon for your veterinarian to prescribe two different medications, which may cause a drug interaction to occur. If this happens, your veterinarian may change the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely.
Clindamycin may interact with: neuromuscular blocking agents, chloramphenicol, erythromycin, diphenoxylate, and opiates.
Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.