PENICILLIN G PROCAINE AQUEOUS SUSPENSION is an injectable antibiotic for the treatment of cattle and sheep for bacterial pneumonia (shipping fever)
caused by Pasteurella multocida; swine for erysipelas caused by Erysipelothrix
rhusiopathiae (insidiosa); and horses for strangles caused by Streptococcus equi.
- 300,000 units per ml of Procaine Penicillin G
- Non-prescription medication
- Off-Label use in dogs and cats. Consult your veterinarian for dosage.
Milk that has been
taken from animals during treatment and for 48 hours (4 milkings) after the last
treatment must not be used for food.
Discontinue use of
this drug for the following time periods before treated animals are slaughtered
for food: Cattle-10 days, Sheep-9 days, Swine-7 days.
A withdrawal period
has not been established for this product in pre-ruminating calves. Do not use
in calves to be processed for veal.
Treatment should not
exceed four consecutive days.
Sensitivity reactions to penicillin or procaine such as hives or respiratory
distress, sometimes fatal, have been known to occur in some animals. If signs of
sensitivity do occur, stop medication and call your veterinarian. If respiratory
distress is severe, the immediate injection of epinephrine may be helpful. As
with any antibiotic preparation, prolonged use may result in the overgrowth of
non-susceptible organisms, including fungi. If this condition is suspected, stop
medication and consult your veterinarian.
Milk withholding time
for this product is based on human safety standards. The milk plant may advise
additional testing to assure compliance with industry requirements. It is
strongly recommended that you consult with your processor to avoid possible
DOSAGE: The dosage for
cattle, sheep, swine and horses is 3,000 units per pound of body weight or one
mL for each 100 pounds of body weight once daily. Continue treatment at least 1
day after symptoms disappear (usually 2 or 3 days). Treatment should not exceed
4 consecutive days. If improvement is not observed, consult your veterinarian.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Penicillin G Procaine Suspension should be injected deep within the fleshy
muscles of the hip, rump, round or thigh. Do not inject subcutaneously, into a
blood vessel or near a major nerve. The site of each injection should be
Use a 16 or 18 gauge
needle, 1 1/2 inches long. The needle and syringe should be washed thoroughly
before use and sterilized in boiling water for 15 to 20 minutes before use. The
injection site should be washed with soap and water and painted with a
disinfectant such as 70% alcohol.
Warm the product to room temperature and
shake well. Wipe the rubber stopper in the vial with 70% alcohol. Withdraw the
suspension from the vial and inject deep into the muscle. Do not inject more
than 10 mL into one site.
WARNINGS: Not for use
in horses intended for food. For Animal Use Only.
DESCRIPTION: Each mL
contains 300,000 units of penicillin G procaine; sodium citrate 10 mg; povidone
5 mg; lecithin 6 mg; sodium carboxymethylcellulose 1 mg; methylparaben 1.3 mg;
propylparaben 0.2 mg; sodium formaldehyde sulfoxylate 0.2 mg; procaine
hydrochloride 20 mg and Water for Injection, q.s.
STORAGE: Store between 2°-8°C (36°-46°F).
HOW SUPPLIED: Penicillin G Procaine Suspension, 300,000 units per mL is
available in 100 mL and 250 mL multiple dose vials. A 500 mL vial is available
for use with automated injection equipment.
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