Coli-4800 WS

Colistin 4800 IU water-soluble powder

Powder for oral administration

  • Composition
  • Contains per gram powder:
  • Colistin sulphate
    4800000 IU.
  • Excipients ad
    1 g.

Description

Colistin is an antibiotic from the group of polymyxins with a bactericidal action against Gram-negative bacteria like E. coli, Haemophilus and Salmonella. Since colistin is absorbed for a very small part after oral administration only gastrointestinal indications are relevant.

Indications

Gastrointestinal infections caused by colistin sensitive bacteria like E. coli, Haemophilus and Salmonella spp. in calves, goats, poultry, sheep and swine.

Contra indications

Hypersensitivity to colistin.
Administration to animals with a seriously impaired renal function.
Administration to aminals with an active microbial digestion.

Side effects

Renal dysfunction, neurotoxicity and neuromuscular blockade may occur.

Dosage

For oral administration:

 

Calves, goats and sheep:
Twice daily 1 g per 80 kg body weight for 5 - 7 days.

 

Poultry and swine:
1 kg per 4000 - 8000 litres of drinking water or 2000 - 4000 kg of feed for 5 - 7 days.

 

Note: for pre-ruminant calves, lambs and kids only.

Withdrawal times

- For meat: 7 days.

Packaging

Sachet of 100 g and jar of 1000 g.
  • Calves
  • Pigs
  • Lambs
  • Poultry

Product Code:

WC48