A white to off-white aqueous suspension for parenteral administration.
Each ml contains:
Procaine Penicillin 200mg
Dihydrostreptomycin Sulphate 250mg
Strepcillin Injection is indicated for use in cattle, horses and sheep for the treatment of infections caused by, or associated with, organisms sensitive to Penicillin and/or Streptomycin including:
Arcanobacterium pyogenes, Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, Klebsiella pneumonia, Listeria spp, Mannheimia haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida, Staphylococcus spp, Streptococcus spp and Salmonella spp.
Strepcillin will therefore be effective in the treatment of infections caused by susceptible organisms including: Erysipelas; navel/joint ill; respiratory tract infections including pneumonia and atrophic rhinitis; listeriosis; meningitis; septicaemia; toxaemia associated with mastitis; urogenital tract infections; enteritis associated with Salmonella spp., salmonellosis; and the control of secondary bacterial invaders in diseases of primary viral origin. The combination of penicillin and dihydrostreptomycin is especially useful in the treatment of mixed infections involving both Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms.
Dosage and Administration:
The recommended daily dose for cattle, horses and sheep is 8mg procaine penicillin and 10mg dihydrostreptomycin sulphate per kg bodyweight achieved by administering 1ml Pen & Strep per 25kg bodyweight. The dose should be given once daily by deep intramuscular injection for up to three consecutive days. The maximum dose volume administered at one site should not exceed 15ml for horses, 6ml for cattle and 3ml for sheep.
Animals must not be slaughtered for human consumption during treatment.
Sheep, Milk: Not to be used in sheep producing milk for human consumption.
Sheep, Meat: 31 days.
Cattle, Milk: 60 hours. Milk for human consumption must not be taken during treatment.
Cattle, Meat: 23 days.
Contraindications, Warnings, etc:
Contraindicated in known cases of hypersensitivity to penicillins. Care should be taken not to exceed the recommended dosage.