Gentamycin belongs to the group of aminoglycosides and acts bactericidal against mainly Gram-negative bacteria like E. coli, Klebsiella, Pasteurella and Salmonella spp. The bactericidal action is based on inhibition of bacterial protein synthesis.
Gastrointestinal and respiratory infections caused by gentamycin sensitive bacteria, like E. coli, Klebsiella,Pasteurella and Salmonella spp., in calves, cattle, goats, sheep and swine.
Hypersensitivity to gentamycin.
Administration to animals with a serious impaired liver and/or renal function.
Concurrent administration with nephrotoxic substances.
Dosage and administration
Gentamicin Injection 5% Cattle:For intramuscular administration.
General: 1ml per 20 - 40kg body weight twice daily over 3 days.
High and prolonged application may result in neurotoxicity, ototoxicity or nephrotoxicity.
- For kidneys: 45 days.
- For meat: 7 days.
- For milk: 3 days.
Store in a cool and dry place protect from light.