The drug contains the active ingredient enrofloxacin and auxiliary components: sodium bisulphite, potassium hydroxide, ethylenediaminetra-acetic acid.
The veterinary drug is produced in the form of tablets, yellowish crystalline powder and solution for intramuscular injections and oral administration.
The preparation is presented by Chinese manufacturers of veterinary medicines.
Mechanism of action
Veterinary drug Enrofloxacin (Baytril) Contraindications is active against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. As a result of the drug is a violation of DNA synthesis of pathogens, stops their growth and reproduction.
The drug belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones, which are compounds that have antimicrobial properties but differ from antibiotics in origin and structure. Fluoroquinolones are most often used to treat severe infectious diseases.
After use, the drug is quickly absorbed into muscle tissue and enters the systemic bloodstream. The highest concentration of the active component in the animal’s blood is observed after 30-40 minutes. Remains of the drug are removed from the body by kidneys and gallbladder after 24 hours.
Indications for use
According to the instructions for use, Enrofloxacin veterinary is used to treat mixed infections and secondary infections caused by fluoroquinolone sensitive bacteria.
The preparation is widely used to treat the following diseases in dogs, cats and farm animals:
Side effects of streptococcosis;
diseases of the genitourinary system;
campylobacterial hepatitis of Enrofloxacin