Interspectin-L

Spectinomycin & Lincomycin injection

Solution for parenteral administration

  • Composition
  • Contains per ml:
  • Spectinomycin base
    100 mg.
  • Lincomycin base.
    50 mg.
  • Excipients ad
    1 ml.

Description

The combination of lincomycin and spectinomycin acts additive and in some cases synergistic.
Spectinomycin acts bacteriostatic or bactericidal, depending on the dose, against mainly Gram-negative bacteria like Campylobacter, E. coli and Salmonella spp. Lincomycin acts bacteriostatic against mainly Gram-positive bacteria like Mycoplasma, Treponema, Staphylococcus and Streptococcus spp. Cross-resistance of lincomycin with macrolides can occur.

Indications

Gastrointestinal and respiratory infections caused by lincomycin and spectinomycin sensitive micro-organisms, like Campylobacter, E. coli, Mycoplasma, Salmonella, Staphylococcus, Streptococcus and Treponema spp. in calves, cats, dogs, goats, sheep and swine.

Contra indications

Hypersensitivity to lincomycin and/or spectinomycin.
Administration to animals with an impaired renal and/or hepatic function.
Concurrent administration of penicillins, cephalosporins, quinolones and cycloserine.

Side effects

Hypersensitivity reactions.
Shortly after injection a slight pain, itching or diarrhoea can occur.

Dosage

For intramuscular administration:

Calves:
1 ml per 10 kg body weight for 4 days.

Goats and sheep:
1 ml per 10 kg body weight for 3 days.

Swine:
1 ml per 10 kg body weight for 3 - 7 days.

Cats and dogs:
1 ml per 5 kg body weight for 3 - 5 days, with a maximum of 21 days.

Withdrawal times

- For meat:
Calves, goats, sheep and swine : 14 days.
- For milk : 3 days.

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Packaging

Vial of 50 ml and 100 ml.
  • Calves
  • Pigs
  • Sheep
  • Goats
  • Dogs
  • Cats

Product Code:

ILSP
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