Procillin (Canada)This page contains information on Procillin for veterinary use.
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- Procillin Indications
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ProcillinThis treatment applies to the following species:
Penicillin G Procaine Injectable Suspension Usp
Veterinary Use Only
Penicillin G Procaine
300 000 IU/mL
As an aid in the treatment of the following infections caused by bacteria susceptible to penicillin:
CattleBacterial pneumonia, calf diphtheria, foot rot, metritis, wound infections.
SheepBacterial pneumonia, metritis, wound infections.
SwineBacterial pneumonia, erysipelas, wound infections.
HorsesBacterial pneumonia, metritis, strangles, wound infections.
DosageShake well before using.
Cattle And Sheep21,000 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.
Swine15,000 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.
Horses21,000 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. Rotate injection sites for succeeding doses.
NoteIf animals do not respond within 48 hours of administration of first dose, consult a veterinarian.
Procillin CautionsIn case of anaphylactic reaction (acute respiratory distress, mouth breathing, recumbency), administer epinephrine immediately to prevent death.
In pigs, 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 side effects.
WarningsTo avoid illegal residues, do not inject subcutaneously.
Cattle And SheepTreated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 10 days after latest treatment with this drug. Milk taken from treated animals during treatment and within 96 hours after the latest treatment must not be used as food.
To Avoid Illegal Residues In MilkDo 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.
SwineTreated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 8 days after latest treatment with this drug.
HorsesThis drug is not to be administered to horses that are to be slaughtered for use in food.
StorageStore below 15° C. Keep from freezing. Protect from excessive heat and light.
Presentation250 mL and 500 mL vials.
Manufactured by: Bimeda-MTC Animal Health Inc., Cambridge ON, N3C 2W4
* Trade mark
Distributed by: Vétoquinol N.-A. Inc., 2000, ch. Georges, Lavaltrie, QC, CANADA J5T 3S5
Distributed by VÉTOQUINOL CANADA INC.
2000, CHEMIN GEORGES, LAVALTRIE, QC, J5T 3S5
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