Cephalexin dosage?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by emzee, Oct 16, 2009.

  1. emzee

    emzee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It has been recommended to me by a local guy that raises bantams, that I give my silkies Cephalexin for an eye condition that keeps persisting. However, I have been unable to reach him for the dosage amount. Does anyone know how much I should dilute it? He told me to get the Fish Flex brand which comes in 250 or 500 mg. capsules.
     
  2. wilds of pa

    wilds of pa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Unsure of Cephalexin dosage it may be the same as the fishzole?

    But You could try Fish Zole (Metronidazole 250 mg) Also made by fish flex, the dosage i think for a silkie would be about half of a 250 mg tablet once a day for about 5 days of treatment for bacterial infections.
    For LF Chickens 1 tablet daily for 5 days.

    Must give for the full 5 days..

    According to my vet for full grown turkeys they get two 250 mg tablets daily for 5 days..just figured id add this in..

    You could try Ciloxan Eye Drops which is one of the best or
    Vetropolycin Ophthalmic Ointment as well, both for infection of the eyes.
     

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