please help! correct dosage for snuffles??

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Hi, my bunny is a male Flemish giant. He is about 2 months old. I saw him sneezing one morning and white mucus came out of his nose.. this only occurred once but he kept sneezing/coughing. I carried him to the vet and he was diagnosed with snuffles. He was prescribed with sulfatrim and he had to take 7 ml of this 2 times daily.. 12 hours apart. My rabbit weighs 3.1 kg and I was wondering if this is the correct dosage of this medicine for him. I’m a bit worried because I think that it’s a little too much for him. Please help!🥺
 

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@JBun is our health moderator and she would be able to help.

In the meantime, can you doublecheck your RX and see if it is actually .7ml ? (7/10ths, not 7)

Did they also suggest Baytril?
 

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@JBun is our health moderator and she would be able to help.

In the meantime, can you doublecheck your RX and see if it is actually .7ml ? (7/10ths, not 7)

Did they also suggest Baytril?
They did not suggest baytril.. he was given an injection and I was only given the sulfatrim. On the syringe the veterinarian marked 7 ml
 

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Usual dosage is 30-40mg/kg twice a day. How much to give depends on the drug concentration (mg per ml) in the liquid. If you have the 200mg per 5ml suspension, 0.7ml for a 3kg rabbit isn't enough. A 3kg rabbit should be getting 90-120mg, which would be 2.2-3ml of the 200mg/5ml suspension, twice a day. If the suspension you have is more concentrated with more mg per ml, then what you are giving could be right. It all depends on the drug concentration.

Medirabbit: antibiotic drug dosage info

 

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Usual dosage is 30-40mg/kg twice a day. How much to give depends on the drug concentration (mg per ml) in the liquid. If you have the 200mg per 5ml suspension, 0.7ml for a 3kg rabbit isn't enough. A 3kg rabbit should be getting 90-120mg, which would be 2.2-3ml of the 200mg/5ml suspension, twice a day. If the suspension you have is more concentrated with more mg per ml, then what you are giving could be right. It all depends on the drug concentration.

Medirabbit: antibiotic drug dosage info

This is the drug information
 

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