Gentamycin belongs to the group of aminoglycosides and acts bactericidal against mainly Gram-negative bacteria like E. coli, Klebsiella, Pasteurella and Salmonella spp. The bactericidal action is based on inhibition of bacterial protein synthesis.
Gastrointestinal and respiratory infections caused by gentamycin sensitive bacteria, like E. coli, Klebsiella, Pasteurella and Salmonella spp. in calves, cattle, goats, sheep and swine.
Hypersensitivity to gentamycin.
Administration to animals with a serious impaired hepatic and/or renal function.
Concurrent administration of nephrotoxic substances.
High and prolonged application may result in neurotoxicity, ototoxicity or nephrotoxicity.
For intramuscular administration:
General: Twice daily 1 ml per 20 - 40 kg body weight for 3 days.
- For kidneys : 45 days.
- For meat : 7 days.
- For milk : 3 days.