Chlorseptin (Canada)This page contains information on Chlorseptin for veterinary use.
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ChlorseptinThis treatment applies to the following species:
CHLORAMPHENICOL TABLETS, USP
VETERINARY USE ONLY
WarningsKeep out of reach of children. Federal law prohibits the administration of this preparation to animals that produce food or animals that are intended for consumption as food.
Chlorseptin are quadric-scored antimicrobial tablets for dogs flavoured with yeast and liver aroma.
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS PER TABLET:
As an aid in the treatment of chloramphenicol susceptible bacterial infections in dogs: secondary bacterial complications of canine distemper, pharyngitis, dermatitis, pneumonia, otitis, nephritis and infected bites and wounds.
DOSAGE: 25 to 50 mg per kg of body weight orally every 6 to 8 hours. Continue treatment for 48 to 72 hours after the animal has become afebrile or asymptomatic.
CAUTIONS: If no clinical response is observed in 3 to 5 days, discontinue treatment and reconsider diagnosis. If animals are treated with this drug for long periods of time or at very high doses, adequate blood studies should be made in order to detect any dyscrasia that may occur. Administration of chloramphenicol to dogs up to 24 days prior to anesthesia with sodium pentobarbital, has been reported to result in prolonged anesthesia. Chlorseptin should be used with caution in dogs with hematologic abnormalities, impaired renal or hepatic function, and dogs receiving anticonvulsant drugs.
STORAGE CONDITIONS: Store at room temperature, between 15°C and 25°C. Protect from moisture.
Vétoquinol N.-A. Inc., 2000, ch. Georges, Lavaltrie, QC, Canada J5T 3S5
NAC No.: 1234406.0
2000, CHEMIN GEORGES, LAVALTRIE, QC, J5T 3S5
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