Procaine penicillin G 300,000i.u./mL in a sterile aqueous suspension for injection.
Procaine penicillin is a moderately soluble drug that provides therapeutic effects from a single injection for about 24 hours. Penicillin inhibits cell wall synthesis in susceptible bacteria.
Treatment of infections caused by bacteria sensitive to penicillin in cattle, pigs, sheep, horses, cats and dogs.
Not for use in bobby calves. Not to be used in animals with a known history of sensitivity to products containing penicillin or its analogues. Not to be used for the treatment of infections caused by organisms that are known to be resistant to penicillin. No products containing procaine and/or procaine penicillin are to be used in racehorses within 504 hours (21 days) of the next race meeting. Procaine, whatever the source, may return a positive swab test and result in disciplinary action by racing authorities.
SHAKE WELL BEFORE USE.
Administer by i/m or s/c injection. In food-producing animals, injection must be given into the anterior half of the neck. Larger doses must be divided – do not inject more than 20mL at one site.
SMALL ANIMALS: 30mg/kg b.w. (provided by 1mL/10kg b.w).
LARGE ANIMALS: 12–18mg/kg b.w. (provided by 1mL/25 to 16.7kg b.w) unless otherwise prescribed by a veterinarian.
|Cats and Dogs||0.5–5mL|
|Sheep, Calves, Foals and Pigs||2–5mL|
|Dairy Cows 400kg||16–24mL|
|Horses and Cattle 500kg||20–30mL|
Administer selected dose daily for 3–5 days.
Cattle: Milk intended for sale for human consumption must be discarded during treatment and for not less than 6 milkings or approximately 72 hours following the last treatment.
Sheep: Milk intended for sale for human consumption must be discarded during treatment and for 14 days following the last treatment.
Cattle, sheep and pigs producing meat and offal for human consumption must not be sold for slaughter either during treatment or within 7 days of the last treatment. Not for use in bobby calves.
Horses producing meat and offal for human consumption must not be sold for slaughter either during treatment or within 63 days of the last treatment.
- Store at 2–8°C (refrigerate). Protect from light.
- Once a vial is broached, contents should be used within 28 days or discarded.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Safety Data Sheet available upon request
Phoenix Pharmacillin 300
- Procaine penicillin G 300,000 i.u./mL in a sterile aqueous suspension for injection.
- Available in 100mL and 250mL vials
- 100ml vial - 7033
- 250ml vial - 7041
Restricted Veterinary Medicine: A7798