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GENTACIN 50
FOR CATTLE, SHEEP, GOATS AND SWINE

 

PRESENTATION:
Aqueous injectable solution containing (per ml) gentamicin sulphate equivalent to 50 mg gentamicin base. 
 
USES:
Gentamycin belongs to the group of aminoglycosides and has bactericidal action against mainly gram negative bacteria, for example, E. Coli, Klebsiella, Pasteurella and Salmonella spp.  The bactericidal action is based on inhibition of bacterial protein synthesis. 

 

GENTACIN 50 is effective against gastro-intestinal and respiratory infections of cattle, calves, sheep, goats and swine, caused by gentamycin sensitive bacteria such as E. coli, Klebsiella, Pasteurella and Salmonella spp.
 
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:
By intramuscular injection.

1 ml GENTACIN 50 per 25 kg bodyweight, twice daily for 3 days.  (Equivalent to 2 mg gentamicin per kg bodyweight).
                                               
CONTRA-INDICATIONS, WARNINGS ETC:
For animal treatment only.
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.
Do not administer to animals with known impaired liver and/or renal function.
Do not administer to animals with known hypersensitivity to gentamicin.
Hypersensitivity reactions may occasionally occur. 
 
WITHDRAWAL PERIODS:
Animals must not be slaughtered for human consumption during treatment or until 7 days after the last treatment.

 

Milk must not be used for human consumption during treatment or until 3 days after the
last treatment.
 
PHARMACEUTICAL PRECAUTIONS: 
Store below 25 degrees Centigrade in a dry place.                                            
 
PACKAGE QUANTITIES: 100 ml multi-dose vials.


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