Clavamox (chewable tablet) (Rx)
A combination medication of an aminopenicillin antibiotic and an inhibitor of ß-lactamase used for the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections. This medication is indicated for the treatment of superficial pyoderma caused by Staphylococcal bacteria. The most common side effects of this medication are related to stomach upset and include decreased appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, and lethargy. This antibiotic should be administered twice a day and given with a meal to reduce gastrointestinal side effects. If any unwanted side effects, or changes in behavior or health, are detected, this medication should be discontinued and our veterinarians should be notified.