The combination of colistin and spectinomycin acts additive. Colistin is an antibiotic from the group of polymyxins with a bactericidal action against Gram-negative bacteria like E. coli, Haemophilus and Salmonella spp. Spectinomycin acts bacteriostatic or bactericidal, depending on the dose, against mainly Gram-negative bacteria like E. coli, Salmonella spp. and Mycoplasma.
Gastrointestinal infections caused by colistin and spectinomycin sensitive micro-organisms, like E. coli, Haemophilus, Mycoplasma and Salmonella spp. in kids, lambs and piglets.
Hypersensitivity to colistin and/or spectinomycin.
Administration to animals with a seriously impaired renal function.
Administration to animals with an active microbial digestion.
No undesirable effects are to be expected when the prescribed dosage regimen is followed.
For oral administration:
Kids and lambs: Twice daily 1 dose per 2.5 - 3 kg body weight for 3 days.
Piglets (1 - 3 kg): Daily 1 dose for 3 days.
Piglets (3 - 5 kg): Twice daily 1 dose for 3 days.
Each press on the dosing pump delivers one dose, i.e. 1 ml.
- For meat: 7 days.