ERITROMICINA 10 %
Solution for injection
Broad spectrum antibiotic
Active substances: Erythromycin thyocianate 10 g;
Excipients (polyethylene glycol) ad 100 ml
Erythromycin acts against a great number of Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria, spirochetes and rickettsia. Bacteriostatic concentration is reached in 1 hour after administration and maintains about 24 hours. Erythromycin has a low toxicity and may be used safety in pregnant cows and sows. It does not cause resistance.
Cattle, swine, sheep, dogs and poultry (hens, turkeys)
Prevention (in the case of the confirmed diagnostic) and control of primary or secondary bacterial infections caused by erythromycin sensitive germs:
Cattle: in ailments of the digestive and respiratory apparatus (pleurisy, bronchitis, pneumonia, pleuritis), puerperal infections, omphalophlebitis; preventively, after the retention of the fetal sheets, in metritis and mastitis.
Swine: in pneumonia, piglet diarrhea, enterotoxemia, infections caused by Lawsonia intracelullaris and Campylobacter sp.
Sheep: in newborn lamb dysentery, in infections of the respiratory apparatus, omphalophlebitis and mammitis.
Dogs: in primary and secondary infections produced by erythromycin sensitive germs;
Poultry (hens and turkeys): in mycoplasmosis, infectious coryza, infectious sinusitis, synovitis etc.
Do not administer in case of hypersensitivity to macrolides or liver failure
A transient anemia or allergic reactions may occur in some animals.
Painful inflammatory reactions at the injection site may occur, but they disappear in a few days.
METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION
The product is injected intramuscularly, as follows:
– Cattle: 2-3 ml/50 kg of body weight/day. For prevention of diarrhea and pneumonia in calves, the product is administered immediately after parturition and the dose can be repeated 24 hours later. In adult cattle the dose of 2-4 ml/50 kg of body weight/day is given for 3-5 days, at 24 hours interval;
– Sheep: the newborn lambs are injected in case of lamb dysentery with 0.1 ml/ kg of body weight/ day, for 3 – 5 days. In adult sheep 2 ml/ 50 kg of body weight/ day are injected, for 2-3 days, at 24 hours interval.
– Swine: piglets are injected in the first day after parturition with a dose of 0.25 ml/kg of body weight; pregnant sows are injected with 1 ml/10 kg of body weight before parturition or immediately after it. Adult swine are injected with 2 ml/50 kg of body weight/day at 24 hours interval, for 3-4 days.
– Dogs: 1 ml/10 kg of body weight/day. The administration is repeated at 24 hours interval in the pulmonary or enteric forms of Carré disease and in primary ailments of the respiratory or urinary apparatus.
– Poultry (hens and turkeys): preventively, the injection of 0.1 ml in 1 day-old chickens reduces the early mortality. Curatively, the antibiotic is injected intramuscularly in a dose of 0.2 ml/ kg of body weight for 3 – 5 days, at 24 hours interval. The body weight should be accurately assessed in order to avoid under doses.
Do not use the product simultaneously with lincomycin or beta lactamines (because of the antagonistic action) or with tetracycline, colistin or amino glycosides (because of the synergistic action). Use of the product should be based upon the sensitivity testing of bacteria isolated from animals. Comply with the national or regional politics regarding the use of the product. People with known hypersensitivity to macrolides should avoid contact with the product.
Can be used during lay.
In case of acute intoxication, start symptomatic treatment and general measures of animal support, since no antidote is specified.
Meat: 28 days;
Milk: 7 days;
Eggs (in hens): 7 days;
Glass bottles of 20, 50 and100 ml.