ENROFLOXACIN FP 10% oral solution
TARGET SPECIES: Calves, lambs, stakes, piglets, dogs, cats, chickens and turkeys.
INDICATIONS: The product is recommended for calves, lambs, children, piglets in the treatment of digestive and respiratory tract infections caused by germs sensitive to the active substance (enteritis, septicemias, salmonellosis, staphylococci, mycoplasmosis) and in the treatment of secondary bacterial infections in viral diseases.
In dogs and cats the product is recommended in the treatment of respiratory, digestive, urogenital infections, dermatitis caused by germs sensitive to the active substance.
In chickens and turkeys the product is recommended in the treatment of infections caused by the following bacteria sensitive to enrofloxacin: Chicken - Mycoplasma gallisepticum, Mycoplasma synoviae, Avibacterium paragallinarum, Pasteurella multocida; Turkeys - Mycoplasma gallisepticum, Mycoplasma synoviae, Pasteurella multocida.
1 ml oral solution contains:
Enrofloxacin.............................. 100 mg
With the exception of potential joint disorders in cartilage growth in immature animals, side effects are relatively rare. However, sometimes skin rashes (hives), gastric irritation (anorexia, vomiting), fever or even leukopenia, thromboponia and hemolytic anemia may occur. If you notice any side effects, even those that are not already included in this leaflet or you believe that the medicine has not had an effect, please inform your veterinarian.
POSOLOGY FOR EACH SPECIES, ROUTE(S) OF ADMINISTRATION AND METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION:
The selection of the dose from the given range is based on the severity of the disease and the sensitivity of the micro-organism.
The oral solution of ENROFLOXACIN FP 10% is administered as follows:
Calves, lambs, children, piglets – it is administered in drinking water, milk or milk substitutes: 2.5 to 5 mg active substance / kg body weight / day.
- For the treatment of mycoplasmas and moderate infections the dose is 1 ml ENROFLOXACIN FP 10%/40 kg body weight (2.5 mg enrofloxacin /kg body weight) for 3 days.
- For severe infections and infections with Salmonella spp. the dose is 1 ml ENROFLOXACIN FP 10%/20 kg body weight (5 mg enrofloxacin/kg body weight) for 5 days.
Chicken and turkeys: 10 mg enrofloxacin/kg body weight per day for 3-5 consecutive days. Treatment for 5 consecutive days in mixed infections and in forms with chronic progression. If in 2-3 days a clinical improvement is not observed, an alternative antimicrobial therapy based on sensitivity tests should be used.
Dogs – it is administered in drinking water: 5 – 20 mg enrofloxacin/kg body weight/day for 3–5 days depending on the severity of the disease.
Cats – administered in drinking water: 5 mg enrofloxacin/kg body weight/day for 3-5 days depending on the severity of the disease.
In order to ensure proper dosing, the body weight of the animals must be accurately determined, wherever possible, in order to avoid underdosing.