Penstrep-400

Procaine penicillin & Dihydrostreptomycin injection

Suspension for parenteral administration

  • Composition
  • Contains per ml:
  • Procaine penicillin G
    200000 IU.
  • Dihydrostreptomycin sulphate
    200 mg.
  • Excipients ad
    1 ml.

Description

The combination of procaine penicillin G and dihydrostreptomycin acts additive and in some cases synergistic. Procaine penicillin G is a small-spectrum penicillin with a bactericidal action against mainly Gram-positive bacteria like Clostridium, Corynebacterium, Erysipelothrix, Listeria, penicillinase-negative Staphylococcus and Streptococcus spp. Dihydrostreptomycin is an aminoglycoside with a bactericidal action against mainly Gram-negative bacteria like E. coli, Campylobacter, Klebsiella, Haemophilus, Pasteurella and Salmonella spp.

Indications

Arthritis, mastitis and gastrointestinal, respiratory and urinary tract infections caused by penicillin and dihydrostreptomycin sensitive micro-organisms, like Campylobacter, Clostridium, Corynebacterium, E. coli, Erysipelothrix, Haemophilus, Klebsiella, Listeria, Pasteurella, Salmonella, Staphylococcus and Streptococcus spp. in calves, cattle, goats, sheep and swine.

Contra indications

Hypersensitivity to penicillins, procaine and/or aminoglycosides.
Administration to animals with a seriously impaired renal function.
Concurrent administration of tetracyclines, chloramphenicol, macrolides and lincosamides.

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Side effects

Administration of therapeutic dosages of procaine penicillin G can result in abortion in sows.
Ototoxity, neurotoxicity or nephrotoxicity.
Hypersensitivity reactions.

Dosage

For intramuscular administration:

Cattle:
1 ml per 20 kg body weight for 3 days.

Calves, goats, sheep and swine:
1 ml per 10 kg body weight for 3 days.

Note: Shake well before use and do not administer more than 20 ml in cattle, more than 10 ml in swine and more than 5 ml in calves, sheep and goats per injection site.

Withdrawal times

- For kidney : 45 days.
- For meat : 21 days.
- For milk : 3 days.

Packaging

Vial of 50 and 100 ml.
  • Cattle (cows)
  • Calves
  • Pigs
  • Sheep
  • Goats

Product Code:

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