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Sustain III Calf Bolus

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Sustain III Calf Bolus

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Bimeda

(sulfamethazine)

SUSTAINED RELEASE CALF BOLUS (72 HOURS)

Antibacterial

NOT FOR USE IN HUMANS

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Restricted Drug (California) - Use Only As Directed

NADA 120-615, Approved by FDA

EACH BOLUS CONTAINS: Sulfamethazine (Formulated in a sustained release base), 123.8 grains (8.02 grams).

Sustain III® Calf Boluses (Sulfamethazine Sustained Release Boluses) are intended for oral administration to ruminating replacement calves (calves over one (1) month old that are not on an all-milk diet).

Sustain III® Calf Boluses are indicated for the treatment of the following diseases when caused by one or more of the following pathogenic organisms sensitive to sulfamethazine:

Bacterial Pneumonia (Pasteurella spp.), Colibacillosis (Bacterial Scours) (E. coli) and Calf Diphtheria (Fusobacterium necrophorum).

RESIDUE WARNING: Treated animals intended for human consumption should not be slaughtered for food for at least 12 days after the last dose. Exceeding two (2) consecutive doses may cause violative tissue residues to remain beyond the withdrawal time. Do not use in calves under one (1) month of age or calves being fed an all-milk diet. Use in these classes of calves may cause violative residues to remain beyond the withdrawal time. Do not use in female dairy cattle 20 months of age or older. Use of sulfamethazine in this class of cattle may cause milk residues.

Dosage and Administration

Sustain III® Calf Boluses (Sulfamethazine Sustained Release Boluses) are designed to be administered orally to ruminating replacement calves. (See RESIDUE WARNING Statement). Sustain III® Calf Boluses should be given according to the following dosage schedule.

No. of Boluses

Animal Body Weight

2

100 lbs

3

150 lbs

4

200 lbs

5

250 lbs

6

300 lbs

This bolus may be divided for better approximation of the correct dose; however, care should be taken not to crush the bolus. Care should also be taken to ensure the entire dose has been swallowed by the animal. Observe animals following the administration to ensure boluses are not regurgitated. Lubricate bolus before dosing animals.

Sustain III® Calf Boluses are designed to provide a therapeutic sulfamethazine level in approximately 6 hours, and persist in providing this level for 72 hours (3 days). After 72 hours, all animals should be re-examined for persistence of observable disease signs. If signs are present, consult a veterinarian. It is strongly recommended that a second dose be given to provide an additional 72 hours of therapy, particularly in those more severe cases. The above schedule should be used at each 72-hour interval.

Sustain III Calf Bolus Caution

This drug, like all sulfonamides, may cause toxic reactions and irreparable injury unless administered with adequate and continuous supervision. Follow recommended dosages carefully. Fluid intake must be adequate at all times throughout the three-day therapy provided by the sustained release bolus. This product has not been shown to be effective for non-ruminating calves.

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

MADE IN USA

Sustain Ill® is a Registered Trademark of Bimeda, Inc.

N.A. Corp Address: Bimeda, Inc., One Tower Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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

www.bimeda.com

Net Contents:

Product No.

 

25 Boluses

1SUS032

8SUS019 Rev. 08/15

50 Boluses

1SUS033

8SUS025 Rev. 08/15

NAC No.: 1399037.6

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 Sustain III Calf Bolus 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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