According to European researchers, Azithromycin gel helps prevent Lyme disease in people!!
Although this exciting study was not done in dogs, we are sharing it for two reasons. First, many dog owners are at risk for Lyme disease because of the activities they share with their dogs. And secondly, perhaps these results will enable us to prevent Lyme disease in our dogs, too!
This blog has been updated! Researchers set out to see if they could prevent Lyme disease easily. A thousand patients who had been bitten by a tick were directed to apply azithromycin gel every 12 hours for three days, within 72 hours of being bitten.