Animal NDC 17163-070-16 Api Furan-2
Nitrofurazone

Animal Product Information

Field Name Field Value
Animal NDC Code 17163-070-16
Proprietary Name Api Furan-2 What is the Proprietary Name?
The proprietary name also known as the trade name is the name of the product chosen by the medication labeler for marketing purposes.
Non-Proprietary Name Nitrofurazone What is the Non-Proprietary Name?
The non-proprietary name is sometimes called the generic name. The generic name usually includes the active ingredient(s) of the product.
Labeler Name Mars Fishcare North America, Inc.
Product Type Otc Animal Drug
Usage Information
    Diagnostic ChartHemorrhagic Septicemia: A bacterial infection of the bloodstream. Fish may show blood streaks on the body and fins, bleeding (red patches) and localized swelling.Body Slime and Eye Cloud:Eyes develop a white haze and/or protrude from the head. Slimy patches appear on the body. Fish may scratch on objects and exhibit rapid breathing. Infection may cause abnormal osmotic function resulting in fluid accumulation to the eyes and/or body.Open Red Sores:A bacterial infection that causes open red sores on the body. Infection can range from very small ulcers to deep skin lesions. Coloring can range from reddish or gray ulcers to very dark areas associated with necrotic (dying) tissue.Fin and Tail Rot:Fins appear ragged and split. In severe cases, fins and tail are almost completely eroded. Secondary fungal infections, observed as white, "cottony" growth, Commonly occur.Bacterial Gill Disease:Fishmay breathe heavily and show bright red gills. Fish may sit at bottom of aquarium or near the water's surface. However, visual diagnosis is often difficult.
Active Ingredient(s)
  • Nitrofurazone
Marketing Category UNAPPROVED DRUG OTHER What is the Marketing Category?
Product types are broken down into several potential Marketing Categories, such as NDA/ANDA/BLA, OTC Monograph, or Unapproved Drug. One and only one Marketing Category may be chosen for a product, not all marketing categories are available to all product types. Currently, only final marketed product categories are included. The complete list of codes and translations can be found at www.fda.gov/edrls under Structured Product Labeling Resources.

Api Furan-2 Animal Product Labeling Information

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Table of Contents



Otc - Active Ingredient



Active ingredient: 85 mg Nitrofurazone per packet.


Dosage & Administration



Directions for Use:

For best results, remove filter media and continue aeration

For each 10 gallons of water, empty one packet directly into aquarium.

Repeat dose after 24 hours. Wait another 24 hours then change 25% of the aquarium water.

Repeat this treatment for a second time, for a total of 4 doses.

Then male a final 25% water change and add fresh filter media.

Treatment may be repeated, if necessary.

Note: This medication will cause a slight discoloration of water which can be removed with  API BIO-CHEM ZORB or activated carbon.

TIP: Antibiotic medication may inhibit the biological filter. Adding API QUICK START, a nitrifying bacteria,is recommended after treatment to boost the biological filter.

This package treats up to 100 gallons. Four doses required for full course of treatment.



Indications & Usage



Diagnostic Chart

Hemorrhagic Septicemia:

A bacterial infection of the bloodstream. Fish may show blood streaks on the body and fins, bleeding (red patches) and localized swelling.

Body Slime and Eye Cloud:

Eyes develop a white haze and/or protrude from the head. Slimy patches appear on the body. Fish may scratch on objects and exhibit rapid breathing. Infection may cause abnormal osmotic function resulting in fluid accumulation to the eyes and/or body.

Open Red Sores:

A bacterial infection that causes open red sores on the body. Infection can range from very small ulcers to deep skin lesions. Coloring can range from reddish or gray ulcers to very dark areas associated with necrotic (dying) tissue.

Fin and Tail Rot:

Fins appear ragged and split. In severe cases, fins and tail are almost completely eroded. Secondary fungal infections, observed as white, "cottony" growth, Commonly occur.

Bacterial Gill Disease:

Fishmay breathe heavily and show bright red gills. Fish may sit at bottom of aquarium or near the water's surface. However, visual diagnosis is often difficult.




Warnings And Precautions



KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.

For aquarium use only.

Not for human consumption or the treatment of fish intended for human consumption.

Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

May cause irritation.

! WARNING:

This product can expose you to chemicals including Nitrofurazone, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer.

For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

HUMAN WARNING:

Carcinogenesis: Nitrafurazone, an active ingredient in Furan-2, has been shown to produce mammary tumors on rats and ovarian tumors on mice.

Some people may be hypersensitive to this product.

Either wear gloves when dosing wash hands afterwards


Package Label.Principal Display Panel



Diagnostic Chart

On Back

10 Powder

Packets

Use In Fresh and Saltwater Aquariums

AOI

FURAN-2

TREATS BACTERIAL FISH DISEASE

Treats a wide variety of bacterial fish infections

Open Red Sores

Gill Disease

Eye Cloud

Body Slime

Fin and Tail Rot

Hemorrhagic Septicemia

GUIDE

Fish Problem

Solving





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