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Indications & Usage
Antibacterial - Neomycin SulfateOral Solution for Cattle, Swine, Sheep and GoatsFor Animal Use OnlyKeep Out of Reach of ChildrenCAUTION: Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.INDICATIONS: Indicated for the treatment and control of colibacillosis (bacterial enteritis) caused by Escherichia coli susceptible to neomycin sulfate in cattle, swine, sheep and goats. If symptoms persist after using this preparation for 2 or 3 days, consult a veterinarian. If symptoms such as fever, depression, or going off feed develop, oral neomycin is not indicated as the sole treatment since systemic levels of neomycin are not obtained due to low absorption from the gastrointestinal tract.
Dosage And Administration
Administer to cattle, swine, sheep and goats at a dose of 10 mg neomycin sulfate per pound of body weight in divided doses for a maximum of 14 days.DOSAGE SCHEDULE FOR TREATMENT OF COLIBACILLOSIS: Amount of Neomycin SolutionPounds of body weightPer Day in Divided Doses 25 lbs 1/4 teaspoonful 50 lbs 1/2 teaspoonful 100 lbs 1 teaspoonful 300 lbs 1 tablespoonful 600 lbs 1 fluid ounceUSE DIRECTION: Teaspoon = U.S. Standard MeasureNeomycin Solution may be given undiluted or diluted with water.Herd Treatment: Each bottle will treat 76,800 pounds body weight. Therefore, estimate the total number of pounds body weight of the animals to be treate3d and administer one (1) fluid ounce for each 600 pounds. The product should be added to the amount of drinking water to be consumed in 12-24 hours. Provide medicated water as the sole source of water each day until consumed, followed by non-medicated water as required. Fresh medicated water should be prepared each day.Individual Animal Treatment: To provide 10 mg neomycin sulfate per pound of body weight, mix one (1) teaspoon in water or milk for each 100 pounds body weight. Administer daily either as a drench in divided doses or in the drinking water to consumed in 12-24 hours.
Not for human use. Keep out of reach of children. Discontinue treatment prior to slaughter by at least the number of days listed below for appropriate species: Cattle 1 day Sheep 2 days Swine and Goats 3 daysA withdrawal period has not been established for this product in pre-ruminating calves. Do not use in calves to be processed for veal. A milk discard period has not been established for this product in lactating dairy cattle. Do not use in female dairy cattle 20 months or age or older.Use of more than one product containing neomycin or failure to sollow withdrawal times may result in illegal drug residues.RESTRICTED DRUG-USE ONLY AS DIRECTED (CALIFORNIA) FOR ORAL USE IN ANIMALS ONLY.
Contains Per Ml:
Neomycin sulfate (commercial grade) 200 mg equivalent to 140 mg neomycin.IMPORTANT: Treatment should continue 24 to 48 hours beyond remission of disease symptoms, but not to exceed to total of 14 consecutive days. Animals not drinking or eating should be treated individually by drench.
To administer the stated dosage, the concentration of neomycin required in medicated water must be adjusted to compensate for variation in age and weight of animal, the nature and severity of disease signs, and environmental temperature and humidity, each of which affects water consumption.
Store at controlled room temperature 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F). (See USP)