It can be administered in doses ranging from 6.6 to 20 milligrams of amoxicillin per 2.2 pounds of body weight. That means a 10-pound cat will receive 30 milligrams of medicine two to three times a day, according to the veterinarian's directives. Amoxicillin is usually well tolerated in cats.How long do amoxicillin for cats stay safe to use?
Our vet has said it's safe for the cat to receive amoxicillin indefinitely, that the kidneys handle the drug well and the worst side effect would be mild diarrhea. A-I think it's generally safe to give a cat amoxicillin long-term. It's an excellent antibiotic. However, there is another possible treatment.What are the side effects of amoxicillin for cats?
Side Effects of Amoxicillin for Cats. A cat on amoxicillin can experience side effects such as shortness of breath, bloody diarrhoea, hives, rash, fainting, swelling of tongue, face or the lips, bruising, unusual bleeding or seizures. Some less severe side effects include vomiting, abdominal pain, nausea, fungal or yeast infection.