AMPICILLIN 20% “AVICO”
A Water Soluble Powder for Oral Administration
COMPOSITION:Each 1 gm contains:
Ampicillin (as Ampicillin Trihydrate) 200 mg (activity)
Ampicillin is a semi-synthetic Penicillin which has a bactericidal action against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Its action similar to that of Chloramphenicol and Tetracycline.
Ampicillin is well absorbed from gastrointestinal tract and peak blood levels achieved in about two hours after dosing. The drug is excreted uncharged in the urine and with high concentration in the bile. This means that Ampicillin may appear twice in the intestines following an oral dosage and this makes it valuable in the treatment of the enteric infections.
Ampicillin is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by E.coli, Clostridium, Salmonella, Brucella, Proteus, Klebsiella, Strepto and Staphylococci, Corynebacterium, Haemophilus, Pasteurella, and Shigella in the different animals.
Ampicillin 20% “AVICO” is recommended for uses in cases of Bacterial enteritis and Necrotic enteritis in poultry. It is also indicated Against Pneumonia, Septicemia, Diarrhea, and Scours in calves and lambs.
Dosage and administration:
Poultry: 1 gm per 2 liter of drinking water for 3 - 5 days.
Other animals: 1 -2.5 mg per 10 kg body weight daily (Equivalent to 20 – 50 mg Ampicillin per 1 kg body weight). In acute and chronic cases can be given twice daily.
Poultry: 2 day.
Calves: 15 days before slaughtering.
Contra-indications and warnings:
Do not use orally for adult ruminants.
Store in a dark place at a temperature below 30 ºC.
100, 500 gm & 1 kg aluminum foil bags.
FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY