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AVICO

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AVICO

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GENTAVIC

10% Injection

Composition:Each 1 ml contains
Gentamycin (as Gentamycin Sulfate) 100 mg (a.i.)

Properties:
GENTAVIC contains Gentamycin which is an aminoglycoside antibiotic which has a bactericidal effect against many gram-negative and some gram-positive bacteria, such as: E. coli, Salmonella spp., Shigella spp., Enterobacter aerogenes, Klebsiella spp., Proteus spp., Serratia spp., Pasteurella multocida, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, Campylobacter coli, and othersIndications:

Indications:

  • GENTAVIC is used for the treatment of infections induced by gentamycin-susceptible organisms which includes:
  • Skin and soft tissue infections.
  • Coliform mastitis in cattle.
  • Bacterial gastroenteritis in cats and dogs.
  • Respiratory tract infections.
  • Genitourinary tract infections;
  • Colibacillosis in newborn animals and Septicemia (caused by E. coli, Salmonella) especially in foals and cattle.
  • Arthritis and polyarthritis;

Dosage and Administration:

To be given by slow intravenous or deep intramuscular injection, and do not administer for more than 7 consecutive days.
Horses and foals: By intramuscular or intravenous injection, 1 ml per 15 kg body weight. (Equivalent to 6.6 mg/kg b.wt.)
Ruminants (Cattle, calves, sheep, goats): By intramuscular injection, 1 ml per 15-23 kg body weight twice daily. (Equivalent to 4.4-6.6 mg/kg b.wt.)
Dog and Cat: By subcutaneous or intramuscular injection 5 mg/kg body weight twice daily for 24 hours then once daily.

Withdrawal period:
Meat: 60 days.
Milk: 3 days.

Contraindications:
Severe renal impairment and pregnancy.
Concomitant administration of other aminoglycoside antibiotics, general anesthetics, or muscle relaxants.

Side effects:
If administered to animals suffering from renal failure, high blood concentrations may occur. In these cases, administer half dose or less in order to prevent alterations that may emerge as an outcome of gentamycin toxicity against the eighth cranial pair (deafness, loss of equilibrium)

Storage:
Store in a dark place at a temperature below 30 ºC.

Packing:
20 ml, 50 ml, 100 ml amber glass bottles.
 

FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY