Spectam Scour-Halt (Canada)This page contains information on Spectam Scour-Halt for veterinary use.
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- Spectam Scour-Halt Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Spectam Scour-Halt
- Direction and dosage information for Spectam Scour-Halt
Spectam Scour-HaltThis treatment applies to the following species:
● SPECTINOMYCIN SOLUTION
Veterinary Use Only
Spectinomycin (from spectinomycin dihydrochloride pentahydrate)
WarningsTreated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 21 days after the latest treatment with this drug. When handling the product, avoid inhalation, oral exposure and direct contact with skin or eyes. Keep out of reach of children.
Antibiotic. Oral solution for pig scours.
Spectam Scour-Halt Indications
For the treatment of bacterial enteritis (white scours) associated with Escherichia coli in pigs under 4 weeks of age.
Dosage and AdministrationTo reduce the development of antimicrobial resistance and maintain effectiveness, use this antibiotic prudently.
Pigs under 4.5 kg:
1 mL (1 pump) twice daily.
Pigs over 4.5 kg:
2 mL (2 pumps) twice daily.
Unscrew the plunger and then press it a few times to prime the pump and fill the clear plastic tube with medication. To administer Spectam Scour-Halt, insert the plastic tube in the pig’s mouth and press the plunger to obtain the desired dose. Each full depression of the plunger delivers 1 mL of solution. Treatment may be continued twice daily for 3 to 5 days. If pigs do not improve within 48 hours, the diagnosis should be re-evaluated.
CAUTIONS: This product is intended for use only in pigs under 4 weeks of age or weighing less than 6.8 kg.
StorageStore between 15°C and 25°C.
® Registered trademark of: Vetoquinol N.-A. Inc., 2000, ch. Georges, Lavaltrie, QC, Canada, J5T 3S5
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