Animal NDC 54771-6046-6 Amoxi-tabs

Amoxicillin

Animal NDC Product Code 54771-6046-6

Field Name Field Value
Animal NDC Code 54771-6046-6
Proprietary Name Amoxi-tabs What is the Proprietary Name?
The proprietary name also known as the trade name is the name of the product chosen by the medication labeler for marketing purposes.
Non-Proprietary Name Amoxicillin What is the Non-Proprietary Name?
The non-proprietary name is sometimes called the generic name. The generic name usually includes the active ingredient(s) of the product.
Labeler Name Zoetis Inc.
Product Type Prescription Animal Drug
Active Ingredient(s)
  • Amoxicillin
Marketing Category NADA - NEW ANIMAL DRUG APPLICATION What is the Marketing Category?
Product types are broken down into several potential Marketing Categories, such as NDA/ANDA/BLA, OTC Monograph, or Unapproved Drug. One and only one Marketing Category may be chosen for a product, not all marketing categories are available to all product types. Currently, only final marketed product categories are included. The complete list of codes and translations can be found at www.fda.gov/edrls under Structured Product Labeling Resources.
FDA Application Number NADA055078 What is the FDA Application Number?
This corresponds to the NDA, ANDA, or BLA number reported by the labeler for products which have the corresponding Marketing Category designated. If the designated Marketing Category is OTC Monograph Final or OTC Monograph Not Final, then the Application number will be the CFR citation corresponding to the appropriate Monograph (e.g. “part 341”). For unapproved drugs, this field will be null.

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Amoxi-tabs Animal Product Labeling Information

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Caution

Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

Description

Amoxi-Tabs (amoxicillin) is a semisynthetic antibiotic with a broad spectrum of activity. It provides bactericidal activity against a wide range of common gram-positive and gram-negative pathogens. Chemically, it is D(-)-α-amino-p-hydroxybenzyl penicillin trihydrate.

Clinical Pharmacology

Amoxi-Tabs is stable in the presence of gastric acid and may be given without regard to meals. It is rapidly absorbed after oral administration. It diffuses readily into most body tissues and fluids with the exception of brain and spinal fluid, except when meninges are inflamed. Most of the amoxicillin is excreted unchanged in the urine.Amoxicillin is similar to ampicillin in its bactericidal action against susceptible organisms. It acts through the inhibition of biosynthesis of cell wall mucopeptide. In vitro and/or in vivo studies have demonstrated the susceptibility of most strains of the following gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria: a- and b-haemolytic streptococci, nonpenicillinaseproducing staphylococci, Streptococcus faecalis, Escherichia coli, and Proteus mirabilis. Because it does not resist destruction by penicillinase, it is not effective against penicillinase-producing bacteria, particularly resistant staphylococci. All strains of Pseudomonas and most strains of Klebsiella and Enterobacter are resistant.

Indications And Usage

Dogs: Amoxi-Tabs are indicated in the treatment of susceptible strains of the organisms causing the following infections: Respiratory tract infections (tonsillitis, tracheobronchitis) due to Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus spp., E. coli, and Proteus mirabilis. Genitourinary tract infections (cystitis) due to Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus spp., E. coli, and Proteus mirabilis. Gastrointestinal tract infections (bacterial gastroenteritis) due to Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus spp., E. coli, and Proteus mirabilis. Bacterial dermatitis due to Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus spp., and Proteus mirabilis. Soft tissue infections (abscesses, lacerations, and wounds) due to Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus spp., E. coli, and Proteus mirabilis.Cats:Amoxi-Tabs are indicated in the treatment of susceptible strains of the organisms causing the following infections: Upper respiratory tract infections due to Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus spp., and E. coli. Genitourinary tract infections (cystitis) due to Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus spp., E. coli, and Proteus mirabilis. Gastrointestinal tract infections due to E. coli. Skin and soft tissue infections (abscesses, lacerations, and wounds) due to Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus spp., E. coli, and Pasteurella multocida. As with all antibiotics, appropriate in vitro culturing and susceptibility testing of samples taken before treatment should be conducted.

Contraindications

The use of this drug is contraindicated in animals with a history of an allergic reaction to penicillin.

Warning

For use in dogs and cats only.

Adverse Reactions

Amoxicillin is a semisynthetic penicillin and has the potential for producing allergic reactions. If an allergic reaction occurs, administer epinephrine and/or steroids.

Dosage And Administration

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:Dogs: The recommended dosage is 5 mg/lb of body weight twice a day.Cats: The recommended dosage is 50 mg (5–10 mg/lb) once a day.Dosage should be continued for 5–7 days or 48 hours after all symptoms have subsided. If no improvement is seen in 5 days, review diagnosis and change therapy.

How Supplied

Amoxi-Tabs are supplied in 5 strengths: 50 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, and 200 mg in bottles of 500 tablets; 400 mg in bottles of 250 tablets

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