Doxycycline and Gentamicin Sulphate Veterinary Oral Powder
COMPOSITION: Each gm contains:
Doxycycline Hyclate BP Equivalent to Doxycycline : 200 mg
Gentamicin Sulphate BP : 200 mg
Excipients : Q.S.
Doxycycline is a semi-synthetic broad–spectrum antibiotic from
tetracycline class, active against both aerobic and anaerobic rampositive
and Gram-negative bacteria: Staphylococcus spp., Haemophilus spp.,
E. coli, Pasteurella spp., Bacillus anthracis, some Clostridium spp,
Actinomyces spp., Brucella spp., Salmonella spp., also against
Mycoplasma spp., Ricketsia spp. and Chlamydia spp. Gentamycin is a
bactericidal aminoglycoside active against most gramnegative aerobic
rods and some gram-positive bacteria: Enterobacter spp., E. coli,
Salmonella spp., Brucella spp., Haemophilus spp., Pasteurella spp., most
strains of Treponema spp. strains etc. When combined, doxycycline and
gentamicin can act synergistically.
Treatment of infections caused by microorganisms susceptible to
doxycycline and/or gentamycin in calves, sheep, goats, pigs, poultry and
horses. The product is especially indicated in gastrointestinal and
respiratory tract infections. Large animals: pasteurelosis, actynobacilosis,
neonatal collibacilosis, brucellosis, pneumonia, enteritis, anaplasmosis,
mycoplasmosis, proliferative adenomatosis, septicemia etc. Poultry:
colibacilosis, psittacosis, chronic respiratory diseases (synovitis, coryza),
pasteurellosis (fowl cholera) etc
Hypersensitivity to aminoglycosides and/or tetracyclines. Animals with
impaired renal or hepatic function, animals with vestibular or ear
dysfunctions or animals with an active microbial digestion.
For oral administration in drinking water or via feed.
Calves, sheep, goats and horses: 2.5 gm per 100 kg body weight, once
or twice daily, as required for 3-5 days.
Swine: 2.5 gm per 100 kg body weight, once or twice daily, as required for 3-5 days
Poultry: 375 gm per 1000 liters of drinking water, daily, for 3-5 days.
NOTE: Medicated feed should be used immediately.
SIDE EFFECTS: Hyper sensibility reactions,
rarely gastrointestinal disturbances. Tetracyclines
(doxycycline) may cause discoloration of bones and teeth to a yellow, brown or grey colour. In
extreme overdosages nephrotoxicity, ototoxicity or neurotoxicity symptoms could occur.
and laying hens producing eggs for human consumption.
PACKINGS:100 gm, 250 gm, 500 gm, 1Kg, 5 kg,
10 Kg, 25 Kg & 50 Kg.