PARACETAM PLUS

COMPOSITION

Each mL of product contains Paracetamol 200 mg and Vitamin C 100 mg.

TARGET SPECIES

Pigs

INDICATIONS

In pigs, in the symptomatic treatment of fever in the context of respiratory diseases in combination with anti-infective treatment when necessary.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Do not use in animals with hypersensitivity to the active substances or to any of the product excipients.

Do not use in dehydrated or hypovolemic animals.

ADVERSE REACTIONS

Sometimes, paracetamol may increase the level of urea in the blood and may cause a decrease in creatinine.

In rare cases, transient soft stools have been observed with therapeutic doses, which may persist for up to 8 days after stopping treatment. Other side effects that may occur include: drowsiness, anxiety, irritability, vomiting, skin redness, tachycardia, decreased blood pressure, abdominal pain.

DOSAGE FOR EACH SPECIES, METHOD AND ROUTE(S) OF ADMINISTRATION

The product is orally administered in drinking water.

A dose of 30 mg paracetamol/kg body weight shall be administered daily for 5 consecutive days, equivalent to 1.5 mL of product/10 kg body weight/day. To ensure a correct dosage administration, body weight should be determined as accurately as possible.

The consumption of medicated water depends on the clinical condition of the animals.

In order to obtain a correct dose, the active substance concentration in water should be adjusted accordingly.

WARNINGS/ADVICE ON CORRECT ADMINISTRATION

The solution should be freshly prepared every 24 hours. No other source of water should be available during treatment. The product dissolves easily in water at ambient temperature (20 °C-25 °C). When using water dispensers, adjust it from 5% to 3%. Do not set the dispenser below 3%.

WITHDRAWAL PERIOD(S)

Meat and offal: 0 days

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR STORAGE

Keep out of reach of children. Do not store below 25°C. Do not refrigerate or freeze. Store in the original package. Store in a dry place. Keep away from direct light. Do not use after the expiry date printed on the label.

SHELF LIFE

Shelf life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 2 years. 

Shelf-life after first opening the original packaging: 28 days. 

Shelf-life after reconstitution in drinking water: 24 hours.

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR EACH TARGET SPECIES

Animals with low water intake and/or altered general condition should be treated parenterally.

In the case of viral and bacterial combined aetiology, an anti-infective treatment should be given concurrently.

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR USE IN ANIMALS

None.

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY THE PERSON ADMINISTERING THE PRODUCT:

Those with known sensitivity to active substances or excipients will avoid contact with the product.

To avoid exposure during medicated water preparation, wear suitable protective equipment (overalls, goggles and waterproof gloves). Do not eat, drink or smoke during product handling. Wash hands after use. In case of accidental ingestion, immediately wash mouth with water and seek medical attention. In case of accidental contact with skin, wash the area with water and soap. In case of accidental contact with eyes, rinse abundantly with clean tap water. If irritation occurs on the skin after exposure, you should seek medical attention and show the package leaflet to your doctor. Swelling of the face, lips and eyes or difficulty breathing are severe symptoms and require urgent medical attention.

USE DURING PREGNANCY, LACTATION AND EGG-LAYING PERIOD

The product can be administered during gestation and lactation.

INTERACTION WITH OTHER MEDICINAL PRODUCTS AND OTHER FORMS OF INTERACTION

Concomitant use with nephrotoxic products is not recommended.

OVERDOSE (SYMPTOMS, EMERGENCY PROCEDURES, ANTIDOTES)

Following a 5-fold higher dose than the recommended dose of paracetamol, occasional liquid stools with solid particulates may appear. This does not affect the general condition of the animal. Acetylcysteine ​​may be used in case of overdose.

INCOMPATIBILITIES

In the absence of compatibility studies, this veterinary medicinal product shall not be administered mixed with other veterinary medicinal products.

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR THE DISPOSAL OF UNUSED PRODUCTS OR WASTE MATERIALS, IF ANY

Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.

Medicines should not be disposed of via waste water or household waste.

The treated animals will be kept in shelters throughout the treatment and the manure from them will be collected and SHALL NOT be used for soil fertilisation.

PRESENTATION/PACKAGE

The product is packaged in white 50mL and 100mL HDPE vials and 1L, 5L, 10L, 20L HDPE cans.

HDPE threaded sealing caps.