GENTACIN

A water Soluble Powder for Oral Use

Composition: Each 1 gm contains :
Gentamycin (Active) as Gentamycin sulphate 200 mg
Properties:
Gentamycin is the Active ingredient of GENTACIN and it is extremely active against many strains of Gram-positive and especially Gram-negative bacteri
a, including strains of Staphylococci, Streptococci, Proteus spp., E. coli and Salmonella. Especially in cases of poly-resistance to other classic antibiotics and chemotherapeutics such as neomycin, kanamycin, oxytetracycline, streptomycin, and sulfa-drugs, gentamycin is the drug of choice.
Gentamycin is poorly absorbed from the gastro-interstinal tract, but rapidly absorbed after intramuscular injection. The combination of gentamycin and flumequine demonstrate very useful synergism. The combination of gentamycin with oxytetracycline gives an additional effect. Also combinations B-lactam antibiotics are advisable.
Indication:
GENTACIN is indicated mainly for the treatment of infections caused by salmonella, E. coli, haemophilus, staphylococci, streptococci, proteus and pseudomonas in poultry, calves, lambs & pigs.
Dosage and administration:
Poultry: 1 gm per 2 liters of drinking water for 3-5 days.
Calves & Lambs: Orally 1 g twice (morning and evening) per 25 kg B.wt for 4-5 days
Withdrawal Period:
Meat: 5 days.
Note : The medicated water should be administered and used within 24 hours.
Storage:
Store in a dark place at a temperature below 30º C.
Packing:
100 gm Aluminum foil bag, 500 gm & 1 kg plastic bottles.

FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY