Question by  JarrodG (42)

Why is metronidazole used for cats?


Answer by  Angelbaby (46)

Metronidazole is both an antibiotic and a antiprotozoal and can be used to treat many bacteria infections. In cats it is especially good for regulating immune systems that are run down that will help them fight off diseases. It is also great for gum disease in cats.


Answer by  mammakat (11147)

Metronidazole is an antibiotic used to treat protozoal infections, such as Giardia. It has an anti-inflammatory effect in the bowel, and is used in that case to treat colitis and inflammatory bowel disease.


Answer by  cady (194)

Metronidazole is an antibiotic which is used to treat bacterial and protozoal infections in both cats and dogs. Some common problems that might have caused your vet to prescribe metronidazole for your cat include giardia, diarrhea, periodontal disease, trichomonas, and tetanus. If the metronidazole is in gel form, it can even be used to help your cat's acne.


Answer by  aussiegirl (711)

metronidazole is an antibiotic used for several different types of infections including those of the central nervous system, the skin, respiratory tract and intestinal tract to list a few. It can also be used in conjunction with another antibiotic to create a broad-spectrum.

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