is used to treat protozoal infections in cats and dogs including
Giardia, Entamoeba, Trichomonas, and Balantidium. It is also used
to treat anaerobic bacterial infections. Metronidazole has immune
modulating activity and may be prescribed to treat inflammatory
bowel disease. It may be used to treat colitis caused by other antibiotics,
periodontal disease (especially in cats), Clostridium perfringens
enterotoxemia, tetanus, diarrhea of undetermined cause, pancreatic
insufficiency (with small intestinal bacterial overgrowth), and
complications of severe liver disease. Metronidazole may
be used with corticosteroids in the treatment of inflammatory bowel
disease, or gum disease (gingivitis/stomatitis) in cats.
is usually tolerated better if given with food and there are a wide
variety of flavors and preparations made by compounding pharmacies
in order to deal with the problems associated with the bitter taste.
Because of the variety of uses for this drug, dose amount, frequency
and duration of treatment vary widely.
Metronidazole for dogs and cats 250mg per tablet: Product Currently Unavailable
Metronidazole for dogs and cats 500mg per tablet: Product Currently Unavailable