Saturday 21 January


Noroclav 50 mg Chewable Tablets for Dogs

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Presentation


Noroclav 50mg Chewable Tablets for Dogs are for oral administration to cats and dogs, each tablet contains:
Amoxicillin 40 mg (as Amoxicillin Trihydrate)
Clavulanic Acid 10 mg (as Potassium Clavulanate)

Find out just how tasty and palatable Noroclav Chewable tablets are for your cats and dogs by watching this video.

Uses


For the treatment of the following infections caused by beta-lactamase producing strains of bacteria sensitive to amoxicillin in combination with clavulanic acid:

- Skin infections (including superficial and deep pyodermas) caused by susceptible Staphylococcus spp.
- Urinary tract infections caused by susceptible Staphylococcus spp or Escherichia coli.
- Respiratory infections caused by susceptible Staphylococci.
- Enteritis caused by susceptible Escherichia coli.
- Dental infections (eg. Gingivitis)

It is recommended to carry out suitable tests for sensitivity when initiating the treatment. The treatment should only proceed if sensitivity is proven to the combination.

Dosage & Administration


Administration: by the oral route.
Dosage rate: Total 12.5mg of combined actives/kg bodyweight twice daily.

The following table is intended as a guide to dispensing Noroclav Chewable Tablets at the standard dose rate of 12.5 mg/kg twice daily. The tablets may be crushed and added to a little food.

Bodyweight (kg) Number of tablets per dose twice daily
1.0-2.0kg 1/2
2.1-4.0kg 1
4.1-6.0kg 1 ½
6.1-8.0kg 2
>8.0kg Use 250mg or 500mg tablets

To ensure a correct dosage, body weight should be determined as accurately as possible.
If the dog does not accept the tablet from hand or bowl, then the tablets may be crumbled and added to a little food.

Contraindictions, Warnings etc


The product should not be given to rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs or gerbils. Caution is advised in their use in any other small herbivores.
The product is not indicated for cases involving Pseudomonas spp.
Do not use in animals with known hypersensitivity to penicillin and other beta-lactams.
Do not use in animals with serious dysfunction of the kidneys accompanied by anuria or oliguria.
Do not use where resistance to this combination is known to occur.
Do not administer to horses and ruminating animals.

The product is of low order toxicity to the target species. Mild gastrointestinal symptoms (diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting) may occur more frequently after overdose of the product.

Pharmaceutical Precautions


Do not store above 30C. Store in a dry place.


Disposal


Discard any unused halved tablets immediately

Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal product should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.

Further Information


Click here to read the SPC.

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