Cavy Tips - Medical Guide
Dangerous Medications to Avoid
All antibiotics will cause disturbance to the gut flora of a guinea pig, which can lead to poor/no appetite or soft stools. Do feed probiotics an hour or two after feeding antibiotics (eg. Baytril) to your guinea pig.
List of medicines to avoid
Not all vets are cavy-savvy! Take note of the medications dispensed by the vet and do not feed any of the following to your guinea pig:
- amoxicillin (Clavamox)
- cephalexin * (derivative: Cefadroxil)