Kolistin 2 mln solution for oral use
- The drug slightly absorbs in systemic blood, so it does not offer toxic effect on liver and kidneys.
- High intestinal concentration.
- Convenient group administration with potable water.
- Short waiting period.
Chemical composition and pharmacological properties1 ml contains colistin sulfate – 2,000,000 IU as an active ingredient. Colistin (a polypeptide antibiotic) is active against Esherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Salmonella spp., Shigella spp., Aerobacter aerogenes, Corynebacterium diphtheriaе, Haemophilias influenzae. After oral administration colistin slightly absorbs in intestine. It is not affected by digestive enzymes obtaining high antibacterial intestinal concentration.
IndicationsUse to treat and prevent pigs, broiler chickens and henny replacements with bacterial gastrointestinal infections (including salmonellosis, dysentery, colibacillosis) and others, agents of which are susceptible to colistin.
ContraindicationsIncreased individual sensitivity to the drug components. Do not use in combination with ampicillin, cephalosporins and aminoglycoside antibiotics.
AdministrationTreatment and prevention: individual or group administration with drinking water within 3-5 days. Dosage is listed below:
piglets - 50,000 IU of colistin per 1 kg of body weight (0.25 ml per 10 kg of body weight) twice a day, 12 hours apart or once a day in daily dose of 100,000 IU of colistin per 1 kg of body weight (0.5 ml per 10 kg of body weight); poultry - 75,000 IU of colistin per 1 kg of body weight (0.37 ml per 10 kg of body weight) or 0.25 ml per 1 l of drinking water.