As a Pet Parent, You Should Know About This Two Medicines Without Fail

The closer you move to your dog, you get the real feeling of a parent – a parent who knows and understands every movement of their child, a parent who never fails to understand the requirement of their baby. So, while you are going to soon identify yourself as a pet parent, you must enhance your knowledge about certain medications you might have to use pretty often.

Acepromazine

Acepromazine for dogs is counted amongst the most common tranquilizer used as a central nervous system depressant for pets. Usually it is used to prevent anxiety related to fireworks,  thunder, vet or groomer visits to the usual things your dog is afraid of. It is an effective treatment to fight against motion sickness and nausea related to car or plane rides. The effects of this medicine lasts for 6-8 hours and it performs well if given 45-60 minutes prior to expose your dog to its stressful situation.

Side effects of Acepromazine

The side effects of this medicine can extend from Increased seizures in epileptics to shock and heart failure. It may also cause constipation, convulsions, change in respiratory rate and low blood pressure. Hence, on administration, if you notice any of these symptoms, take your dog to the vet immediately.

Baytril

Baytril for dogs is an antibiotic prescribed to dogs for the treatment of doubtful bacterial infections. It works well  against the gram-positive as well as gram-negative strains of bacteria. In maximum cases, it is safe and cause less complications. Earlier, it was very difficult to treat Staphylococcus and Pseudomonas, but Baytril proves effective against them. Mostly it is used to fight against skin infections and ear infections.

Side effects of Baytril

The administration of Baytril may result into certain side effects like Diarrhea, loss of appetite, vomiting, convulsions and some more.

Hence, it is always advised to consult your vet before you administer any new medicine at your dog. Always observe your dog whenever you start a new medicine.

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