Colistin is an antibiotic from the group of polymyxins with a bactericidal action against Gram-negative bacteria like E. coli, Haemophilus and Salmonella. Since colistin is absorbed for a very small part after oral administration only gastrointestinal indications are relevant.
Contains per gram powder:
Colistin sulphate – 4 800 000 IU.
Carrier ad – 1 g.
Gastrointestinal infections caused by colistin sensitive bacteria like E. coli, Haemophilus and Salmonella spp. in calves, goats, poultry, sheep and swine.
Hypersensitivity to colistin.
Administration to animals with a seriously impaired renal function.
Administration to aminals with an active microbial digestion.
Renal dysfunction, neurotoxicity and neuromuscular blockade.
Sachet of 100 g and jar of 500 and 1000 gram.
For oral administration:
Calves, goats and sheep: Twice daily 1 g per 80 kg body weight for 5 – 7 days.
Poultry and swine: 1 kg per 4000 – 8000 litres of drinking water or 2000 – 4000 kg of feed for 5 – 7 days.
Note: for pre-ruminant calves, lambs and kids only.
For meat: 7 days.