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|Drug Name and Strength||Procaine penicillin 300 mg/mL|
|Indication||Aid in the treatment of infections caused by penicillin sensitive organisms in horses, cattle, sheep, pigs, dogs and cats.|
|Contraindications||Administration to animals that are known to be allergic to penicillin. This product should not be used when it is known that ß-lactamase producing bacteria are involved.|
|Actions||Microbiology Penicillin has been shown in vitro to be effective against Gram-positive aerobic bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus, most Actinomyces (Corynebacteria) and Erysipelothrix sp. Sensitive Gram-positive aerobic bacteria include most Clostridia. Penicillin has also been shown in vitro to be effective against certain Actinobacillus (Haemophilus) pleuroneumoniae.|
|Precautions||Disposal Dispose of empty container in a disposal pit specifically marked and set up for this purpose clear of waterways, vegetation and roots.|
|Dosage and Administration||Shake well before use. Use the contents of the vial within 6 months of initial broaching and discard any unused portion. Propercillin should be given by intramuscular injection to large animals. Dogs may be injected by either the subcutaneous or intramuscular routes. Subcutaneous injection is advised in cats. The following dose rates are advised. Horses, cattle. 12 mg/kg bodyweight (20 mL/500 kg), daily for three to five days. Pigs, sheep. 15 mg/kg (2 mL/40 kg), daily for three to five days. Dogs, cats. 30 mg/kg (1 mL/10 kg), daily for three to five days. Treatment duration should be established in consultation with a veterinarian. Repeat injections should be administered at a different site. The usual aseptic precautions should be taken when administering the injections.|
|Storage||Store below 25°C (air conditioning). Once broached, store below 8°C (refrigerate).|
|MSDS (external link)||Propercillin 500ml MSDS|
|Label (external link)||Propercillin 500ml Label|
|Manufacturer||Ilium Veterinary Products|