WATER SOLUBLE POWDER
Each gram powder contains: 5,000,000 I.U. colistin sulphate.
Spectrum of activity:
Colistin, a polymyxin antibiotic, is a small spectrum antibiotic with bactericidal activity against Gram-negative bacteria, e.g. E. coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella spp., Haemophilus spp., Pasteurella spp., Brucella spp., Enterobacter aerogenes, Shigella spp. and Campylobacter spp.. It has no activity against Proteus spp., Gram-negative cocci and Gram-positive bacteria. After oral administration, the absorption from the intestines is very poorly.
Gastro-intestinal infections caused by micro-organisms susceptible to colistin, e.g. Pseudomonas aeruginosa, E. coli and Salmonella spp., in calves, pigs and poultry.
Animals with disturbed renal function.
Side effects after colistin administration have only been reported after parenteral administration. These effects are due to three types of reactions, namely: (1) nephrotoxic reactions, (2) neurotoxic reactions and (3) local irritation effects (injection).
Dosage and administration:
Orally via drinking water or feed.
Calves: 2.5 gramsper200 kgbodyweight, twice daily, during 5-10 days.
(depending on the causal agent)
Sows: 1 gper kg feed during 3-5 days.
Piglets: 1 gper2.5 kgfeed during 3-5 days.
Poultry: 1 gper12 litresof drinking water during 3-5 days.
Mixed with feed, the product should be used immediately.
Medicated drinking water should be used within 24 hours.
For meat: 2 days.
For eggs: 1 day.
Store closed in a cool and dry place.
Plastic jar of 100 gram and 1000 gram
FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY