Gentam 100mg/Ml Green
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|Drug Name and Strength||Gentamicin (as sulfate) 100 mg/mL|
|Indication||Control of gentamicin susceptible bacterial infections. Dogs, cats. Infections of the skin, soft tissue, respiratory and reproductive tracts. Horses. Infections of the reproductive, respiratory and urinary tracts.|
|Contraindications||Administration to pregnant animals.|
|Actions||Gentamicin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic which is bactericidal. It interferes with the protein synthesis of the cell membrane in susceptible bacteria. Gentamicin is effective against a range of Gram-negative bacteria. Gentamicin should only be used when the target species is known, or when it is the most likely isolate.|
|Warnings||Not for use in food producing animals.|
|Precautions||Not to be used unless sensitivity testing indicates that other antibiotics are ineffective. Avoid use of this product in small dogs and cats since there is a risk of overdosing due to the very small injection volumes required.|
|Dosage and Administration||Dogs, cats. 4 mg/kg. Administer intramuscularly or subcutaneously every 12 hours on the first day, then once daily thereafter. In life threatening infections use this dose every eight hours. Horses. 1.5 mg/kg bodyweight three times daily by intramuscular or intravenous injection. Intrauterine infusion: 20 to 25 mL diluted with 200 to 300 mL of sterile saline. Use aseptic technique. Infuse daily for three to five days during oestrus.|
|Storage||Store below 25°C (air conditioning). Protect from light.|
|MSDS (external link)||Gentam 100mg/Ml Green MSDS|
|Label (external link)||Gentam 100mg/Ml Green Label|
|Manufacturer||Ilium Veterinary Products|