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Manufacturer: Zoetis

Penicillin G Potassium

ANTIBIOTIC

for Drinking Water

Nonsterile

Active Ingredient

0.384, 0.500, or 1.0 billion units penicillin G potassium

Mix 1 packet (0.384 billion units) to 256 gallons water

Mix 1 packet (0.500 billion units) to 333 gallons water

Mix 1 packet (1.0 billion units) to 666 gallons water

R-Pen Indications

For treatment of erysipelas in turkeys (caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae).

Dosage and Administration

Administer orally at a dosage of 1,500,000 units of penicillin per gallon (3.8 liters) of drinking water for 5 consecutive days.

Directions For Use

Combine contents of entire package (0.384 and 0.500 billion units) and approximately 1.5 pints of water, or entire package (1.0 billion units) and approximately 3 pints of water in glass or plastic container. Stir to dissolve. Allow the concentrated solution to stand until the foam disappears.

Automatic Watering Systems:

0.384 billion units - Pour the concentrated solution into a glass or plastic container, then add enough water to make 2 gallons (7.6 liters) of solution. [This amount of solution will medicate 256 gallons (969 liters) of drinking water.]

0.500 billion units - Pour the concentrated solution into a glass or plastic container, then add enough water to make 2.6 gallons (9.9 liters) of solution. [This amount of solution will medicate 333 gallons (1260 liters) of drinking water.]

1.0 billion units - Pour the concentrated solution into a glass or plastic container, then add enough water to make 5.2 gallons (19.7 liters) of solution. [This amount of solution will medicate 666 gallons (2521 liters) of drinking water.]

The automatic waterer should be adjusted to deliver 1 oz (30 ml) of stock solution per gallon (3.8 liters) of drinking water. In automatic watering systems, prepare fresh solutions every 12 hours.

Gravity Flow Watering Systems:

0.384 billion units - Pour the concentrated solution into enough water to make 256 gallons (969 liters) of drinking water.

0.500 billion units - Pour the concentrated solution into enough water to make 333 gallons (1260 liters) of drinking water.

1.0 billion units - Pour the concentrated solution into enough water to make 666 gallons (2521 liters) of drinking water.

In gravity flow watering systems, prepare fresh solutions every 12 hours.

Drinking water prepared as directed above will contain 1,500,000 units of penicillin G per gallon (3.8 liters).

Warnings

Treated turkeys must not be slaughtered for food during treatment and for one day after last treatment.

Do not use in turkeys producing eggs for human consumption.

Precautions

For best results, the treatment should be started at the first sign of infection. If improvement is not noted after 3 to 4 days of treatment, consult a poultry pathologist or veterinarian. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature; avoid excessive heat (104°F or 40°C)

For Oral Use in Turkeys Only

Keep Out of Reach of Children

Restricted Drug (California) - Use only as directed.

ANADA #200-106, Approved by FDA

Trademarks registered by Alpharma Inc.

Alpharma Inc., Bridgewater, NJ 08807

 

List #

 

10x0.384 B.U. packs/pail

 

9101BF 0908

8x0.500 B.U. packs/pail

9102

9102BF 0907

12x1.0 B.U. packs/pail

9105

9105BF 0907

NAC No.: 10220536

ZOETIS INC.
333 PORTAGE STREET, KALAMAZOO, MI, 49007
Telephone:   269-833-4000
Customer Service:   800-733-5500 and 800-793-0596
Veterinary Medical Investigations & Product Support:   800-366-5288
Technical Services (USA):   800-366-5288
Website:   www.zoetis.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the R-Pen information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the US product label or package insert.

Copyright © 2014 North American Compendiums. Updated: 2014-12-03

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