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Penicillin G Procaine Injection Suspension

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  • Penicillin G treats a wide range of bacterial infections in animals
  • Sterile suspension with 300,000 units/ml of Penicillin G Potassium
  • For intramuscular injection only
  • Repeat treatment in 24 hours
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Indications
Penicillin G procaine injection suspension is used to treat susceptible bacterial infections in multiple species including dogs, cats, horses, ferrets, rabbits and birds. It is indicated for the treatment of bacterial pneumonia (shipping fever) caused by Pasteurella multocida in cattle and sheep, erysipelas caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae in swine and strangles caused by Streptococcus equi in horses. Contains 300,000 units/ml, for intramuscular injection. Active ingredients: Penicillin G Potassium, Procaine Hydrochloride. Label may be different than shown.

Contraindications:
A history of a previous hypersensitivity reaction to any penicillin is a contraindication.

Storage:
Refrigerate. Store between 2°-8°C (36°-46°F) Do not freeze.
Warnings
Toxicity:
Relatively safe when used as directed.

Side Effects:
Side effects are rare. With high dose, or prolonged use in dogs, staggering, rapid breathing, difficulty breathing, rapid heart rate and swelling of the limbs (edema) may be seen. Contact your veterinarian if you observe any of these effects in your pet.

Warnings:
Not for use in animals hypersensitive to penicillins or beta-lactam antibiotics such as cephalosporins.

Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.
Do not use in horses intended for human consumption.

Precautions:
It is not advised to use penicillin in pregnant animals although no detrimental results to fetuses have been reported.
Intramuscular injection in cattle, sheep, and swine may result in a local tissue reaction which persists beyond the withdrawal period of 14 days (cattle), 9 days (sheep), or 7 days (swine). This may result in trim loss of edible tissue at slaughter.
It is advisable to avoid giving penicillin in conjunction with bacteriostatic drugs such as tetracyclines.

Not for use in humans.

Keep out of the reach of children.
Ingredients
Active ingredients:
Penicillin G Potassium<*> 300,000 units
Procaine Hydrochloride<*> 139.0 mg
Inactive ingredients:
Procaine Hydrochloride 2.0%
Potassium Phosphate Monobasic 3.0 mg
Potassium Phosphate Dibasic 6.0 mg
Sodium Formaldehyde Sulfoxylate 0.4%
Polysorbate 80 0.4 mg
Lecithin 2.0 mg
Methylparaben 0.1%
Propylparaben 0.01%
Sodium carboxymethylcellulose 0.15%
Water for Injection, q.s
<*>Penicillin G Potassium and Procaine Hydrochloride react to form Penicillin G Procaine.
Instructions
Warm to room temperature. Shake well before using.
Administer by intramuscular route only.

Recommended dosage is 3,000 units per pound of body weight (1 ml per 100 lbs body weight). Continue daily treatment until recovery is apparent and for at least one day after symptoms disappear, usually in two to three days. Treatment should not exceed four consecutive days. No more than 10 ml should be injected at any one side in adult livestock. Rotate injection sites for each succeeding treatment.

It is recommended that the diagnosis and treatment of animal diseases be carried out by a veterinarian.

Species Information:
Multi Species.
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