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What is Antirobe?
Antirobe is an antibiotic made by Pfizer containing the active drug is Clindamycin.
How does Antirobe work?
Antirobe interferes with the ability of the bacteria to produce certains proteins which are essential for life.
What can Antirobe be used for?
Antirobe is used in both dogs and cats primarily for abscesses, mouth infections and antibiotic cover for dental procedures. Antirobe can also be used to treat bone infections (osteomyelitis). Antirobe can also be used to treat skin infections in dogs.
How is Antirobe administered?
Antirobe is given orally in a capsule. The capsule can be given whole or opened and sprinkled onto food.
Antirobe should not be given to small animals such as rabbits and guinea pigs as it can predispose to severe infections in the gut. Vomiting and diarrhoea have been seen after administration. If this happens, discontinue treatment and contact your vet.
Antirobe capsules contains either 25mg, 75mg, 150mg or 300 mg clindamycin (as clindamycin hydrochloride).
A Veterinary Prescription is Required for Antirobe Capsules