Vet Pen 300

This treatment applies to the following species:
Beef Cattle
Dairy Cattle
Horses
Sheep
Swine

Active ingredients (per mL):

300,000 IU, Procaine Benzyl penicillin (BP)

Preservatives (per mL): 1 mg methylparahydr-oxybenzoate, 0.1 mg propylpara-hydroxybenzoate, 5 mg sodium formaldehyde sulfoxylate
Procaine Benzyl penicillin injection, BP

STERILE

Description

Indications

Pen Vet 300 is a sterile injectable antibiotic for use as an aid in the treatment of infections caused by organisms susceptible to penicillin in cattle, sheep, swine and horses:

Cattle: bacterial pneumonia, calf diphtheria, footrot, metritis, wound infections.

Sheep: bacterial pneumonia, metritis, wound infections.

Swine: bacterial pneumonia, erysipelas, wound infections.

Horses: bacterial pneumonia, metritis, strangles, wound infections.

Dosage and Administration

Shake well before using.

Administer intramuscularly only.

Cattle and Sheep: 21,000 IU/kg (7 mL/100 kg or 0.7 mL/10 kg) of body weight intramuscularly, once daily, until 2 days after clinical signs disappear. Do not exceed 5 days of treatment. Do not exceed 15 mL per injection site in cattle and 5 mL per injection site in sheep.

Swine: 15,000 IU/kg (1 mL/20 kg) of body weight intramuscularly, once daily, until 2 days after clinical signs disappear. Do not exceed 5 days of treatment. Do not exceed 10 mL per injection site.

Horses: 21,000 IU/kg (7 mL/100 kg) of body weight intramuscularly, twice daily at 12 hour intervals, until 2 days after clinical signs disappear or, in the case of respiratory infections, until 5 days after clinical signs disappear. Do not exceed
15 mL per injection site in cattle and 10 mL per injection site. Rotate injection sites for succeeding doses.

Note: If animals do not respond within 48 hours of administration of the first dose, consult a veterinarian.

Cattle and Sheep: Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 10 days after the latest treatment with this drug. Milk taken from treated animals during treatment and within 96 hours after the latest treatment must not be used in food.

To avoid illegal residues in milk, do not use in dairy animals with clinical or subclinical mastitis and do not exceed the recommended dosage. The use of on-farm tests for detecting subclinical mastitis prior to treatment (C.M.T. or other tests) and/or for detecting residues prior to marketing milk from treated animals is recommended.

Swine: Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 8 days after the latest treatment with this drug.

Horses: This drug is not to be administered to horses that are to be slaughtered for use in food.

Cautions: In case of anaphylactic or allergic reaction (acute respiratory distress, mouth breathing, recumbency), administer epinephrine immediately to prevent death.

In pigs, the administration of this product may occasionally cause a fever, vomiting, shivering, listlessness, incoordination and possibly, death. In pregnant sows and gilts, it may result in abortions.

In horses, procaine penicillin G is occasionally associated with excitement and may cause pain at the site of injection. Repeated use of the same injection site may intensify these effects.

Warnings: To avoid illegal residues, do not inject subcutaneously.

Storage

Store below 15°C. Protect from light. Do not freeze. Protect from excessive heat and humidity.

Presentation

100 mL and 250 mL vials

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