Pen & strep injection

Composition:
Each ml contains:

Procaine penicillin BP ..... 200mg

Dihydrostreptomycin sulphate Bp (vet)..... 250mg


Type:
Anti Bacterial Agents
Packing:
Vial of 100 ml
Description:
white to off-white aqueous suspension for pareteral administration.
Indication:
Pen & Strep injection is indicated for use in cattle, hourses, pigs and sheep for the treatment of infections caused by or associated with, organisms sensitive to penicillin and/or streptomycin including: corynebacterium pyogenes, Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, klebsiella pneumoniae, listeria spp., pasteurella haemolytica, pasterella multocida, staphylococcus spp., streptococcus spp., and salmonella spp.

Pen & strep will therefore be effective in the treatment of infections caused by susceptible organisms including: erysipelas, navel/joint-ill; respiratory tract infections including pneumonia and atrophic rhinitis, meningitis, Septicaemia, toxaemia associated with mastitis, urogenital tract infections, enteritis associated with salmonella spp., salmonellas and the control of secondary bacterial invaders in diseases of primary viral origin.

The combination of Procain penicillin and dihydrostreptomycin is especially useful in the treatment of mixed infections involving both Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms.


Dosage:

Dosage and administration:

The recommended daily dose for cattle, hourses, pigs and sheep is 8mg procaine penicillin and 10mg dihydrostreptomycin sulphate per kg bodyweight achieved by administering 1ml pen & strep per 25kg bodyweight.

The dose should be given once daily by deep intramuscular injection for up to three consecutive days.

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