Need help with Baytril/Minocycline and dosing?

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  1. Nov 28, 2019 #1

    Renee

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    I've had Daya on Doxy (0.03 mls at 100mg/ml), and Baytril (0.22 mls at 22.7mg/ml) since 11/24/19 and Janny on the same thing since 11/05/19.

    Daya was getting so much better, Janny got better but stopped improving.

    I went to a new vet because I didn't like the first one very much, and the new vet prescribed something different, under the knowledge I said above.

    She made the medicine herself and she recalled things she read in books or what A&M university told her, and when she gave me the medicine, it was sort of chunky. Long story short; She was a little sketchy and it made me nervous, so I need someone to double check her doses.

    She also insisted on minocycline, even when I had asked for azithromyacin

    She gave me a bottle that says: "Give 0.4 cc orally twice a day to Daya and Janny for URTI. Baytril 10mg/ml and minocycline 5mg/ml. 6 cc LA baytril with 3- 100mg minocycline plus 54 cc strawberry.
    Refills: 0, Quanity: 6, Baytril injectible 100mg/ml"

    Can someone translate this to something easier to understand?

    My concern is that, from a glance, it seems like she lowered the amount of baytril per dose my ratties will be taking. Is that right, and is that bad?
     
  2. Dec 2, 2019 at 7:51 PM #2

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    Hi there,

    I looked up minocycline and its a weaker version of doxycycline and I can only attempt to figure out dosing by using the recommended dosages for doxycline.

    But lets go see what she's done okay? (Sorry I didn't see this post earlier)

    First though I need the weights on both your girls.

    You need weights, concentrations (we have) and recommended dosages (which I can provide) to figure out a dose for your rat.
     
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    I put both Daya and Janny on this new medicine. I tried to get the vet to give me azithromyacin instead of minocycline but she insisted.
    Daya is heavier than Janny but she has them both taking the same amount. I will do my best to find their weight but for now all I know is that Janny is over 300 grams and Daya is over 400. Thank you for your help!
     

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