What is Clavamox used to treat in dogs? Clavamox is an antibiotic used for the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections in dogs and cats, for periodontal infections in dogs, and for urinary tract infections in cats.
Is Clavamox the same as amoxicillin? Amoxicillin-clavulanic acid, also known as amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium, (brand name Clavamox®) is a synthetic penicillin-type antibiotic used to treat infections caused by gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. It is used to treat skin and soft tissue infections and periodontal (gum) disease.
How quickly does Clavamox work in dogs? This medication should start having effects within 1 to 2 hours; however, you may not see the effects of this medication outwardly. Your animal should begin feeling better within 1 to 2 days.
Is Clavamox safe for dogs? Clavamox is FDA approved for use in dogs and cats for skin, soft tissue, gum, and urinary tract infections caused by bacteria susceptible to Clavamox (some bacteria may be resistant). These infections include wounds, abscesses, and cellulitis.