SpectoGard Scour-Chek

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SpectoGard Scour-Chek

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Bimeda

Liquid

(Spectinomycin)

ORAL SOLUTION FOR PIG SCOURS

ANTI-INFECTIVE

FOR ANIMAL USE ONLY

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Restricted Drug - Use Only As Directed (California)

ANADA 200-364, Approved by FDA

EACH mL CONTAINS:

Spectinomycin (from spectinomycin dihydrochloride pentahydrate)

50 mg

SpectoGard® Scour-Chek® contains spectinomycin. This antibiotic is fast-acting and effective against a variety of gram-negative and gram-positive organisms. SpectoGard® Scour-Chek® is a convenient dosage form of spectinomycin for baby pigs.

How Supplied

SpectoGard® Scour-Chek® is supplied in 240 mL multiple-dose plastic bottles. Each bottle is individually packed in a carton with a convenient plastic doser. Also available in 1,000 mL refill bottles with plastic doser and 1 gallon (128 fl oz) refill.

RESIDUE WARNINGS:

This product is only intended for use in pigs under four (4) weeks of age or weighing less than 15 lbs.

Do not administer within 21 days of slaughter.

Directions For Use

The plastic doser supplied in each package with SpectoGard® Scour-Chek® makes treatment easy. After inserting the doser in the bottle, screw the top on tightly to avoid spilling. Push the piece of clear plastic tubing over the end of the pump. Then press the plunger a few times to fill the pump and the clear plastic tube with medication. To administer SpectoGard® Scour-Chek®, insert the plastic tube in the pig’s mouth and press the plunger to obtain the desired dose.

When not in use remove the plunger from the bottle. Put the clear plastic tube in the neck of the bottle and press the plunger a few times to remove the medication from the pump. Replace the original cap on the bottle and always rinse out the doser with water to prevent sticking.

The 1000 mL or 1 gallon bottle of SpectoGard® Scour-Chek® should be used only to refill the 240 mL container in the following manner.

1. Remove the cap and doser from the 240 mL bottle.

2. Unscrew the cap from the 1000 mL or 1 gallon bottle.

3. Pour, from the 1000 mL or 1 gallon bottle, the volume desired.

4. Reinsert the doser in the 240 mL bottle and screw the top on tightly.

5. Screw the top tightly on the 1000 mL or 1 gallon bottle.

Follow the detailed instructions for use shown on the carton containing the 240 mL bottle of SpectoGard® Scour-Chek®.

SpectoGard Scour-Chek Indications

For use in pigs under four (4) weeks of age for treatment and control of porcine enteric colibacillosis (scours) caused by E. coli susceptible to spectinomycin.

DOSE:

Pigs under 10 lbs. - 1 pump (1 mL) twice daily.

Pigs over 10 lbs. - 2 pumps (2 mL) twice daily.

Each pump of the plunger delivers 1 mL of solution containing 50 mg of spectinomycin. Treatment may be continued twice daily for 3 to 5 days. If pigs do not improve within 48 hours, rediagnosis is suggested.

Store at controlled room temperature 20°-25°C (68°-77°F), with excursions permitted to 15°-30°C (59°-86°F).

SpectoGard and Scour-Chek are Registered Trademarks of Bimeda, Inc.

Bimeda, Inc. is a Division of Cross Vetpharm Group Ltd.

Manufactured by: Bimeda, Inc., Le Sueur, MN 56058

www.bimeda.com

NET CONTENTS:

Product No.

 

240 mL (8 fl oz)

1SPE022

8SPE004 Rev: 03/11

8SPE003 Rev: 03/11

1000 mL (33.8 fl oz)

1SPE024

8SPE005 Rev: 12/11

One Gallon (3.785 L)

1SPE026

8SPE006 Rev: 01/11

NAC No.: 13990815

BIMEDA, INC.
Div. Cross Vetpharm Group, Ltd.

ONE TOWER LANE-SUITE 2250, OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL, 60181
Telephone:   630-928-0361
Fax:   630-928-0362
Website:   www.bimedaus.com
Email:   sales@bimedaus.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the SpectoGard Scour-Chek 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.

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