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Ultrapen LA Injection 100ml

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Description

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Each ml contains:
Procaine Benzylpenicilli 300mg
each of antioxidants, Butylhydroxyanisole and Butylhydroxytoluene 0.07mg
In a long acting oily base as a suspension for injection

Uses


Ultrapen LA is specifically formulated to provide sustained antibacterial activity following a single administration.
Ultrapen LA is indicated for use in cattle and pigs in the treatment of infections caused by, or associated with, organisms sensitive to penicillin including: Arcanobacterium pyogenes, Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, Mannheimia haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida and Streptococcus spp.
Ultrapen LA may be used in the treatment and control of a wide range of common systemic, respiratory, urinary and local infections caused by penicillin-susceptible organisms including: Erysipelas; navel/joint-ill; respiratory tract infections including pneumonia and atrophic rhinitis; meningitis; septicaemia; urogenital tract infections and the control of secondary bacterial invaders in diseases primarily of viral origin.

Dosage & Administration


Cattle: Ultrapen LA may be administered by either the subcutaneous or intramuscular route of administration to non-lactating cattle and by the intramuscular route only to lactating cattle.
Pigs: Ultrapen LA may be administered by the intramuscular route of administration only.
The recommended dose rate is 20mg procaine penicillin per kg bodyweight, equivalent to 1ml per 15kg bodyweight. If signs persist at 72 hours repeat the dose.

Withdrawal Period


Animals must not be slaughtered for human consumption during treatment.
Subcutaneous Administration: Cattle may be slaughtered for human consumption only after 13 days from the last treatment.
Intramuscular Administration: Cattle may be slaughtered for human consumption only after 23 days from the last treatment.
Pigs may be slaughtered for human consumption only after 10 days from the last treatment. Milk for human consumption must not be taken during treatment. Milk for human consumption may only be taken from treated cows after 132 hours from the last administration.

Contraindictions, Warnings etc


Contraindicated in known cases of hypersensitivity to penicillin. Take care to avoid accidental injection.
Wash hands after use.
Do not inject intravenously or by intrathecal route.
Not to be used on very small herbivores such as guinea pigs, gerbils and hamsters. Although Ultrapen LA is well tolerated, occasionally a slight local reaction of a transient nature may be observed.
Occasionally in suckling and fattening pigs administration of such products may cause a transient pyrexia, vomiting, shivering, listlessness and incoordination. Additionally in pregnant sows and gilts a vulval discharge which could be associated with abortion has been reported. Shake the vial before use.
This product does not contain an antimicrobial preservative.
Use a dry, sterile needle and syringe. Swab the septum before removing each dose. Wash hands after use. Avoid the introduction of contamination during use.

Pharmaceutical Precautions


Do not store above 25°C. Protect from light. Following withdrawal of the first dose the product should be used within 28 days. Discard unused material. Keep container in outer carton. Dispose of any unused product and empty containers in accordance with guidance from your local waste regulation authority.


Data Sheets

ULTRAPENLA: Data Sheet


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