PENICILIN 30

COMPOSITION

Each mL of product contains: Active substance:

Procaine benzylpenicillin 300,000 IU

TARGET SPECIES

Cattle, horses, pigs, dogs and cats  

INDICATIONS

PENICILIN 30 is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by penicillin-susceptible microorganisms including wildfire, omphalitis and arthritis, respiratory tract infections such as pneumonia and atrophic rhinitis, listeriosis, septicaemia, meningitis, dermatitis, genitourinary tract infections and secondary infection control of primary viral diseases. 

CONTRAINDICATIONS

PENICILIN 30 should not be used in animals hypersensitive to procaine or penicillin. Penicillin shall not be used in small herbivores (rabbits, Guinea pigs, etc.). 

ADVERSE REACTIONS 

Sensitive animals may experience allergic reactions such as: hives, erythema, exanthema, or anaphylactic shock. 

If signs of adverse reactions or other effects not mentioned in this leaflet are noted, please inform your vet. 

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

Cattle - The product is administered intramuscularly, as follows: 

Cattle, horses - 1 mL/10-20 kg body weight, for 3-5 days. 

Pigs, dogs and cats - 1 mL/5 kg body weight, for 3-5 days. 

WARNINGS/ADVICE ON CORRECT ADMINISTRATION

To ensure proper dosing and to avoid underdosing, animal body weight should be determined as accurately as possible.

WITHDRAWAL PERIOD(S)

Cattle (meat and offal) 7 days 

Horses (meat and offal) 7 days

Pigs (meat and offal) 7 days 

Cattle (milk) 3 days 

Horses - Do not use milk for human consumption. 

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR STORAGE

Keep out of reach of children. Do not store above 25°C. Do not refrigerate Store in the original package. Do not use after the expiry date printed on the label. Shelf-life after first opening the original packaging: 28 days.

SPECIAL WARNING(S)

None.

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR USE IN ANIMALS

The use of the product should be based on the results of susceptibility testing of isolated bacteria from animals. 

If this is not possible, therapy should be based locally on epidemiological information on the target bacteria’s susceptibility. 

Using the product in violation of the instructions provided in the SmPC may increase the prevalence of resistant bacteria and may decrease treatment effectiveness due to their cross-resistance potential.

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

Those with known hypersensitivity to the active substance should avoid contact with the veterinary medicinal product.

In case of ingestion or accidental skin contact, seek medical advice immediately and show the package leaflet or the label of the product. 

The person handling the veterinary medicinal product must wear protective equipment.

USE DURING PREGNANCY AND LACTATION 

Administration of the product to pregnant sows can cause abortion. Laboratory studies have not caused teratogenic or foetotoxic effects.

INTERACTION WITH OTHER MEDICINAL PRODUCTS AND OTHER FORMS OF INTERACTION

Procaine benzylpenicillin has bactericidal properties and shall not be combined with bacteriostatic antibiotics. 

INCOMPATIBILITIES

In the absence of compatibility studies, this veterinary medicinal product shall not be 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 national requirements.

PRESENTATION/PACKAGE 

50 mL, 100 mL, 250 mL and 500 mL polypropylene vials sealed with bromobutyl rubber stopper and aluminium cap.