Always consult a veterinary physician or animal care specialist before using amoxicillin injection.
Indications and Usage
This antibiotic therapy is indicated for germs which are amoxicillin sensitive in cattle, sheep, pigs, and dogs.
The amoxicillin sensitive germs lead to respiratory, gastrointestinal and urogenital systems, secondary bacterial complications of viral diseases.
The usage of amoxicillin injection is also indicated in other generalized septicemia, infections of the skin and wounds.
Recommendation of therapy is also advisable in infections such as omphalophlebitis, arthritis, abscesses, phlegmona, panaricia, metritis, mastitis, MMA-syndrome, swine fever and antibiotic protection for surgery.
A thorough examination of amoxicillin sensitivity should be performed before dose administration.
The preparation of the amoxicillin is not proposed to animals which are hypersensitive to penicillin or develop penicilnosis. Administration of amoxicillin is not advisable for animals with impaired renal function.
This product is not suitable for intravenous or intrathecal use.
Administration of amoxicillin in rabbits, hamsters, gerbils or guinea pigs is not advisable.
Administration and Dosage
Usual dosage is as follows: 10 mg of amoxicillin per kg body weight (intramuscularly and subcutaneously) in pig, sheep, dog, cattle and swine or 1 ml per 15 kg of live weight per day.
Shake well before use and do not administer more than 20 ml in cattle, more than 10 ml in swine and more than 5 ml in calves, sheep and goats per injection site.
Not for use in sheep and goats producing milk for human consumption.
Protection period: meat of cattle 15 days; meat of pigs 42 days; cow’s milk: 72 hours.
Guidelines on dosage and administration should be referred by veterinary doctor. Completion of treatment without exceeding the advised dosage is always recommended.
Use of the product should be based on predisposition of bacteria in the body of the animal. If this is not possible, therapy should be based on local epidemiological information.
Shake well before use. Use the product within 28 days from the withdrawal of first dosage. Reject unused material.
Swab the septum before removing each dose. Use a dry sterile needle and syringe. Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the veterinary medicinal product to animals. Administration of dose under the presence of a veterinary professional is always advisable.
In the case of accidental self-injection, seek medical advice immediately.
No special warnings.
Amoxicillin is one of the safest antibiotics with minimal or no allergic reactions. A local reaction may occur at the site of injection which is transient by nature.
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