Fish Mox (amoxicillin) exerts a broad range anti-bacterial action on both gram-positive
and some gram-negative bacteria. It is generally more effective in gram-positive
Fish: Add one capsule into aquarium for each 10 gallons of water. Repeat in
24 hours. It is suggested that a partial water change be made between treatments.
While treatment duration depends on the type and severity of infection, it is
recommended that extended baths in the medication continue for a minimum of
5 days and for not more than 10 days. Discontinued treatment if no improvement
is noted within 5 days.
Dogs and Cats: 6.6-20 mg/Kg (3-9 mg/lb) every 8 to 12 hours orally. Fish Mox
is commonly given off-label to small animals.
Used for a variety of infections in all species, such as skin and urinary tract
infections. Dosage recommendations vary depending on the susceptibility of bacteria
and location of infection. Generally, more frequent or higher doses are needed
for gram-negative infections.
Usually well tolerated. Allergic reactions are possible. Diarrhea and or vomiting
is common with oral doses. Use with caution in animals allergic to penicillin-like
Not for human use.