Proc Pen LA (Canada)This page contains information on Proc Pen LA for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
- Proc Pen LA Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Proc Pen LA
- Direction and dosage information for Proc Pen LA
Proc Pen LAThis treatment applies to the following species:
Sterile Injectable Suspension
(Procaine Penicillin G)
VETERINARY USE ONLY
Proc Pen LA is specifically formulated to provide sustained antibacterial activity in cattle and pigs following a single administration.
Proc Pen LA is a sterile, long acting stable suspension for parenteral administration containing Procaine Penicillin Ph. Eur. equivalent to 300 mg procaine penicillin per ml.
Proc Pen LA offers the advantage of combining antibacterial effectiveness, with prolonged antibiotic blood levels following a single treatment, thereby reducing the number of injections required in a course of penicillin therapy.
Proc Pen LA Indications
Proc Pen LA is indicated for the treatment of the following infections caused by bacteria susceptible to penicillin.
CATTLE: Bacterial pneumonia, calf diphtheria, footrot, metritis, wound infections.
SWINE: Bacterial pneumonia, erysipelas, wound infections.
Dosage and Administration
CATTLE: Proc Pen LA may be administered by either the subcutaneous or intramuscular route of administration to non-lactating cattle.
SWINE: Proc Pen LA may be administered by the intramuscular route only.
The recommended dose rate is 20 mg procaine penicillin per kg bodyweight, equivalent to 1 ml per 15 kg bodyweight. If necessary, a second dose may be administered after 72 hours.
Do not exceed 15 ml per injection site in cattle and 10 ml per injection site in pigs.
Note: If animals do not respond within 48 hours of administration of the first dose, consult a veterinarian. An alternative antibacterial therapy should be considered.
Shake well before using.
Proc Pen LA Caution
Contra-indicated in known cases of hypersensitivity to penicillin.
In case of anaphylactic reaction (acute respiratory distress, mouth breathing, recumbency), administer epinephrine immediately to prevent death.
In pigs the 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.
Do not administer to lactating dairy cattle.
Subcutaneous Administration: Cattle must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 14 days after the latest treatment with this drug.
Intramuscular Administration: Cattle must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 21 days after the latest treatment with this drug.
Pigs must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 10 days after the latest treatment with this drug.
Store below 25°C.
Do not freeze.
Proc Pen LA is available in multi-dose vials of 100 ml, 250 ml and 500 ml.
Manufactured by: Norbrook Laboratories Limited, Newry, BT35 6JP, Northern Ireland
Distributed in Canada by: Kane Veterinary Supplies Ltd., 11204 - 186 Street, Edmonton, AB T5S 2W2
NAC No.: 12540080
11204-186TH STREET, EDMONTON, AB, T5S 2W2
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