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Cephavet (Cephalexin 300mg) 10 Tablets/Pack


Cephavet (Cephalexin 300mg) 10 Tablets/Pack

Cephavet (Cephalexin 300mg) Tablets

 

Product Name
Cephavet (Cephalexin 300mg) 10 Tablets/Pack
Also known as Cefalexin
Active Ingredient
Cephalexin
Manufacturer
Savavet
Product Type
Antibiotic (cephalosporin)
Product expiry date we are currently shipping
Dec 2020

Cephavet tablets 300mg contains cephalexin, a broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections in cats and dogs. 

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Cephavet 300 (Cephalexin) 300mg 20 Tablets
$1.49 per Tablet
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$29.75 (USD) 
$29.75 (USD) 
Cephavet 300 (Cephalexin) 300mg 30 Tablets
$1.10 per Tablet
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$33.00 (USD) 
$33.00 (USD) 
Cephavet 300 (Cephalexin) 300mg 40 Tablets
$1.04 per Tablet
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$41.50 (USD) 
$41.50 (USD) 
Cephavet 300 (Cephalexin) 300mg 50 Tablets
$0.98 per Tablet
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$49.00 (USD) 
$49.00 (USD) 
Cephavet 300 (Cephalexin) 300mg 60 Tablets
$0.92 per Tablet
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$55.25 (USD) 
$55.25 (USD) 
Cephavet 300 (Cephalexin) 300mg 70 Tablets
$0.89 per Tablet
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$62.50 (USD) 
$62.50 (USD) 
Cephavet 300 (Cephalexin) 300mg 80 Tablets
$0.86 per Tablet
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$69.00 (USD) 
$69.00 (USD) 
Cephavet 300 (Cephalexin) 300mg 90 Tablets
$0.83 per Tablet
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$74.75 (USD) 
$74.75 (USD) 
Cephavet 300 (Cephalexin) 300mg 100 Tablets
$0.81 per Tablet
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$81.00 (USD) 
$81.00 (USD) 
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Cephavet general information

What is Cephavet used for?

Cephavet tablets 300mg are a broad spectrum antibiotic specifically used to treat a wide range of infections in cats and dogs, caused by a variety of susceptible bacteria.  These include skin and soft tissue infections like infected wounds, abscesses, and lacerations.  Cephavet tablets 300mg are also used to treat infections of the respiratory tract and urinary tract; also infections of the bones and joints.  Cephavet tablets 300mg are only suitable for animals.

How does Cephavet work?

Cephavet tablets 300mg contain cephalexin, a semi-synthetic, first generation cephalosporin antibiotic, belonging to a subgroup of the beta lactam group of antibiotics (which include penicillins).  Cephalexin in Cephavet tablets 300mg inhibits the synthesis of the peptidoglycan layer of the bacterial cell wall, which is important for the structural integrity of the cell wall.  Blocking formation of the bacterial cell wall in susceptible bacteria kills the bacteria.  Unlike other beta lactam antibiotics like penicillins, cephalosporins are less susceptible to destruction by beta-lactamase found in some resistant bacteria.  Cephalexin in Cephavet tablets 300mg is effective against a wide range of bacteria including Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes Haemophilus influenzae Klebsiella pneumoniae Moraxella catarrhalis and Proteus mirabilis.  

What does Cephavet contain?

Cephavet tablets 300mg contains the active ingredient cephalexin monohydrate, a cephalosporin antibiotic belonging to a subgroup of the beta lactam group of antibiotics, which is used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections in cats and dogs. 

Treating bacterial infection with Cephavet

Cephavet tablets 300mg contain cephalexin, a cephalosporin antibiotic belonging to a subgroup of the beta lactam group of antibiotics (which include penicillins).  Cephalexin in Cephavet tablets 300mg works by inhibiting the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall in susceptible bacteria, which kills the bacteria.  Cephalexin in Cephavet tablets 300mg is effective against bacterial infections in cats and dogs, caused by a wide range of bacteria including skin and soft tissue infections like infected wounds, abscesses, and lacerations; respiratory tract and urinary tract infections; and infections of the bones and joints. 

What are the side effects of Cephavet?

The most commonly reported side effects when taking Cephavet tablets 300mg include allergic reactions, vomiting, diarrhoea, nausea, decreased appetite, weight loss.

When should Cephavet not be used?

You should not give Cephavet tablets 300mg to your pet if your pet:

  • is allergic to cephalexin or any ingredients in Cephavet
  • is pregnant or lactating
  • has diarrhoea
  • has kidney disease, they may need a reduced dose

How should Cephavet be taken?

You should give your Cephavet tablets 300mg to your pet once or twice daily, preferably at the same time each day and with meals.  The dose you give and how often depends on what your pet is being treated for and your veterinarian’s recommendation and is based on your pet’s body weight:

The usual dose of Cephavet tablets 300mg for dogs and cats is 22-30 mg/kg (10-13.6 mg/lb) body weight every 8-12 hours. 

  • For urinary tract infection the dose should be 15 mg/kg (6.8 mg/lb) twice a day
  • For skin infections the dose should be 30 mg/kg (13.6 mg/lb) once a day

You should continue to give Cephavet tablets 300mg to your pet for as long as recommended by your veterinarian, which is usually for at least 3 days after your pet’s symptoms have improved.  

How long should you give Cephavet?

You should continue to give Cephavet tablets 300mg to your pet for as long as recommended by your veterinarian, which is usually for at least 3 days after your pet’s symptoms have improved.

Missed dose of Cephavet

If you miss a dose of Cephavet tablets 300mg give it as soon as you remember, unless it is time to give the next dose, then skip the missed dose.  Do not give a double dose.

How should Cephavet be stored?

You should store your Cephavet tablets 300mg below 25°C in a cool dry place. 

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