Ciprofloxacin belongs to the group of quinolones and acts bactericidally against mainly Gramnegative bacteria like Campylobacter, E. coli, Haemophilus, Mycoplasma, Pasteurella and Salmonella spp.
Gastrointestinal, respiratory and urinary tract infections caused by ciprofloxacin sensitive microorganisms like Campylobacter, E. coli, Haemophilus, Mycoplasma, Pasteurella and Salmonella spp. in calves, goats, poultry, sheep and swine.
Hypersensitivity to ciprofloxacin.
Administration to animals with a serious impaired hepatic and/or renal function.
Concurrent administration of tetracyclines, chloramphenicol, macrolides and lincosamides.
Administration to juvenile animals can lead to arthropathy.
For oral administration:
Calves, goats and sheep:
Twice daily 5 ml per 75 - 150 kg body weight for 3 - 5 days.
100 ml per 300 - 400 litres of drinking water for 3 - 5 days.
100 ml per 200 - 600 litres of drinking water for 3 - 5 days.
Note: for pre-ruminant calves, lambs and kids only.
- For meat: 12 days.