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RECOMMENDED USES AND DOSAGES FOR MEDICATIONS

The illnesses listed below can most commonly be treated with over the counter medications. Other, more serious illnesses must be treated and receive prescription drugs as instructed by an exotic specialist veterinarian. Proper diagnoses can be difficult in rabbits. If you are unsure what is wrong with your rabbit, see a veterinarian immediately. All Things Bunnies LLC does not accept any responsibility or liability for consumer use/misuse or effectiveness of these suggested remedies. All use of these products is at the consumer’s own risk.

ILLNESS

COMMON SIGNS

PREVENTION

MEDICAL

TREATMENT

DOSAGE

ORDER

NUMBER

Coccidiosis

Lost appetite/weight, diarrhea that is soft, watery or even jelly like. Pot-bellied appearance, pain in the abdomen. The rabbit may become dehydrated and weak.

Do not place food and hay on the bottom of the cage. Soiled or wet hay and feed should be removed from the cage frequently. Wash hands before/after handling. Keep water fresh. Wash vegetables.

Toltrazuril 5% (used as a cure for active cases)

Corid Solution (Amprolium 9.6%) (used as a preventative)




SMZ-Med 454 (same as Sulmet)(used as a preventative)

ORALLY: .18cc per 1lb. 1-2 treatments required. Results within 24 hours

IN WATER: 5cc to 1 gallon of water for 5 days (treatment and prevention)

ORALLY: .25cc orally per 4lbs of rabbit for 5 days


IN WATER: 2TBS per gallon of water for 2 days then 1TBS per gallon for an additional 4 days

MED132



MED210







MED212

Diarrhea

Droppings are wetter and not fully formed.

Do not give treats. Remove food for 12 hours and feed hay and plenty of fresh water only. If your rabbit still has diarrhea use medical treatments listed.

Logic Diar-Stop


Neomycin Oral Solution



Pro Bios or

Benebac

Acid Pak 4 Way 2X

2ml per day – 1ml in AM and one in PM

IN WATER: Add 5cc per gallon of water. Treat only animals affected until symptoms subside.

ORALLY: .5gm per 5lbs of weight


IN WATER: 3/8 tsp. per gallon of water

MED140


MED106




MED104

MED116

MED213

Hairballs/Furballs

Stools strung together resembling a string of pearls. Sudden changes in eating habits or refusal to eat. Lethargy.

Regular Grooming. Check your rabbits diet. Rabbits typically do not have hairballs but hair can collect in the stomach due to improper diet and reduced gastro intestinal mobility. – SEE Dietary Supplements to Promote Intestinal Health listed below

Fibreplex


Papaya (used as a preventative)

1ml per 2.2lbs 3X per day for 2 days

1-2 diced pieces per day

MED150


TRT134

Cuts and Wounds

Bleeding/open cuts or wounds

Handle your rabbit properly. Remove objects that can injure.

Neosporin

AT SITE: Treat infected area 1X daily until healed.

MED214

Eye Infections

Watery eyes or white discharge from eyes. Eyes may be matted shut. More common in newborn kits.

Change litter in your nestbox frequently. Disinfect your cages regularly.

Terramycin Eye Ointment

Tobramycin

IN EYE: 2X daily for 5 days in infected eye(s)

IN EYE: 2X daily for 5 days in infected eye(s)

MED208


MED204

Sore Hocks

Raw, red irritated areas on the bottoms of the feet (usually the back feet)

Red sores on the bottoms of the feet.

Resting mat or other means for your rabbit to get off of the wire to rest their feet.


Neosporin on open wounds

Naylor Blu-Kote

Place on cage bottom.





AT SITE: Administer daily until wounds heal.

AT SITE: Administer daily until wounds heal.

REST100





MED214


MED137

Cold/Sneezing or

Snuffles

(not to be confused with Pasturella)

Discharge from eyes and nose; sneezing; labored breathing; wheezing.

Isolate rabbits with snuffles so as not to spread the disease.

Rabbitmycin




VetRX

IN NOSE: Rabbitmycin: 2 drops in each nostril 2X day for 3 days out of 6. Repeat as necessary.

IN NOSE: VetRX: 2 drops in each nostril 2X day until symptoms are gone.

MED199




MED102

Vent Disease

The rabbit form of syphilis. Lesions ulcers and scabs surrounding the genitals. Rabbits can infect themselves on the nose, eyelids and mouth due to cleaning. Decreased conception rates, greater nest box losses

Check the genitals of any rabbit that you will be breeding your rabbit to.

Go-Dry Pen-G


Combi Pen 48

AT SITE: Apply to affected area 1X day for 5 days.

INJECTION: Subcutaneous injection of .1cc per pound. 1 injection every 7 days for 3 treatments

MED123


MED122

Anxiety

Fear, Aggression, Lunging, Biting

Work with your bunny every day. Give him/her a place to hide. Never shout or hit your bunny. Do not force their affection.

Fresh Lavender



HomeoPet Anxiety




HomeoPet Travel

Place outside of cage where rabbit can smell but not eat.

ORALLY: 5 drops 3X day on food or in water. Can also be placed directly in the rabbit’s mouth.

ORALLY: 5 drops every 15 minutes for 3 doses starting 45 min before travel

MED127



MED217




MED218

Stress/Not eating

Not wanting to eat due to stress

Provide a secure home for your rabbit. Give freedom of will. Know the things that will stress your rabbit and try to prevent them. Give Cilantro or Benebac during travel to keep appetite stimulated.

Pro-Bios or

Benebac

Fresh Cilantro

Yogurt, Toast, Applesauce, Pumpkin

Acid Pak 4 Way 2X

.5 grams per 5 lbs. 1X day



Put different things in front of your bunny to tempt them to start eating.


3/8 tsp. per gallon of water

MED104

MED116






MED213

Fur Condition

Lack of condition in fur coat and flesh

Nutri-Drops



Wheat Germ Oil

In Drinking water: 3/4 tsp to 1 gallon water for minimum of 3 to 5 days

½ tsp. to 10lb of bunny placed on food daily

FD131



FD130

Rehydration

Electrolytes

Bio-Lapis


AgriLabs Vitamins and Electrolytes Plus

Acid Pak 4 Way 2X

1 sachet per 50ml of water


1 pkg (4oz) to 128 gallons of water

1 pkg (8oz) to 128 gallons of water

MED200


MED205


MED213

Recovery Foods

Critical Care

Mixed with water and offered to rabbit to stimulate appetite

MED133

Dietary Supplements to Promote Intestinal Health

Fibre-Plex


Protexin Pro-Fibre

Logic Diar-Stop


Verm-X Pellets

1ml per 2.2lbs 3X per day for 2 days

Spread over food daily

2ml per day – 1ml in AM and one in PM

Mixes with food

MED150


MED202

MED140


MED215

Skin Mites

Earmites

Missing patches of fur/flaky skin (usually white). Rabbit is scratching a lot.

Regularly worm entire herd every

2-3 months.

Ivermectin 1.87% paste





Bio-Groom Ear Mite Treatment

ORALLY: 1 pinhead size drop on fingertip per lb. of body weight. Place in rabbit’s mouth or on side of mouth where they will lick and clean it.

10 drops in each ear 1X day Repeat every 2 days until condition has cleared up

MED109






MED216

Worms/Worming

Panacur Rabbit Paste



Ivermectin Paste

Safe-Guard Paste


Ivermectin Injectible or
Noromectin Injectible


Safe Guard Pellets

Dosage based on body weight for 9 consecutive days

Pea size drop given orally every 3 months



.10ml/cc for a 5 pound rabbit injected subcutaneously every 3 months

Dwarf Breeds 3 pellets daily for 3
All Other Breeds 5 pellets daily for 3 days

MED124



MED109

MED222


MED221

MED220


MED223

Non specific Illnesses

Treat entire herd. Have an idea of what you are treating before giving broad-spectrum antibiotics.

Tetroxy HCA-280 Powder: for organisms susceptible to oxytetracycline

Duramycin 10 Powder:

For organisms susceptible to tetracycline

Agrimycin 343 – Broad Spectrum (same as Tetroxy but stronger)

1/8 tsp. per gallon of water for 5 days



1 tsp. to 1 gallon of water for 5 days





1/8 tsp. to gallon of water for 3-7 days

MED114




MED101






MED219

ILLNESSES THAT NEED TO BE TREATED BY AN EXOTIC SPECIALIST IMMEDIATELY

Wry Neck/E. Cuniculi – Head Tilt

Pasteurella

Gastro Intestinal Stasis (GI Stasis)

Bacterial Enteritis



Always keep in mind that the advice and recommendations that we give you are from our rabbit breeder experience and not the same advice that a veterinarian or others may give you. As we are not veterinarians, any medical advice given is not intended to be a substitution for proper veterinary care.