AMOXYCILLIN 15% LA INJ.

Suitable for:

COMPOSITION:

Contains per ml:
Amoxycillin (as trihydrate) 150 mg

DESCRIPTION:

Amoxycillin long-acting is a broad-spectrum, semi-synthetic penicillin, active against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. The range of effect includes Streptococci, not penicillinase-producing Staphylococci, Bacillus anthracis, Corynebacterium spp., Clostridium spp., Brucella spp., Haemophilus spp., Pasteurella spp., Salmonella spp., Moraxella spp., E. coli, Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, Fusiformis, Bordetella spp., Diplococci, Micrococci and Sphaerophorus necrophorus. Amoxycillin has many advantages; it is non-toxic, has good intestinal resorption, is stable in acidic conditions and is bactericidal. The drug is destroyed by e.g. penicillinase-producing staphylococci and some Gram-negative strains.

INDICATIONS:

Amoxycillin 15% LA Inj. is effective against infections of the alimentary tract, respiratory tract, urogenital tract, coli-mastitis and secondary bacterial infections during the course of a viral disease in horses, cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, dogs and cats.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:

Do not administer to newborns, small herbivores (such as guinea pigs, rabbits), animals with hypersensitivity to penicillins, renal dysfunctions, infections caused by penicillinase-producing bacteria.

SIDE EFFECTS:

Intramuscular injection can cause pain reaction. Hypersensitivity reactions may occur, e.g. anaphylactic shock.

INCOMPATIBILITY WITH OTHER DRUGS:

Amoxycillin is incompatible with fast-acting bacteriostatic antimicrobial drugs (e.g., chloramphenicol, tetracyclines, and sulphonamides).

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:

For intramuscular injection. Shake well before use.

  • General dose : 1 ml per 15 kg bodyweight.

This dosage may be repeated after 48 hours if necessary.
No more than 20 ml should be injected into a single site.

WITHDRAWAL PERIOD:

Meat : 14 days
Milk : 3 days

STORAGE:

Store in a dry, dark place between 15 °C and 25 °C.
Keep medicine away from children.

PACKING:

100 ml multidose vial (48 vials per box).