Label: GENTAMICIN PIGLET - gentamicin sulfate injection
- NDC Code(s): 57561-638-05
- Packager: Agri Laboratories, Ltd.
- Category: OTC ANIMAL DRUG LABEL
- DEA Schedule: None
- Marketing Status: Abbreviated New Animal Drug Application
Updated February 5, 2013
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Piglet Injection Veterinary
For Piglets Up to 3 days of age
Gentamicin Piglet Injection is a sterile preparation for intramuscular administration in piglets up to 3 days of age. Each milliliter contains gentamicin sulfate, USP equivalent to 5 mg gentamicin base, 2 mg sodium bisulfite, 0.1 mg edetate disodium, 7.46 mg sodium acetate, 3 mg glacial acetic acid; 1.3 mg methylparaben and 0.2 mg propylparaben as preservatives, water for injection q.s.
Piglets injected with Gentamicin Piglet Injection must not be slaughtered for food at least 40 days following treatment.
Restricted Drug (California)--use only as directed.
Read accompanying directions carefully.
Store between 2o and 30oC (36o and 86oF)
Protect from freezing.
For intramuscular use only.
ANADA #: 200-394 Approved by F.D.A.
Gentamicin Piglet Injection is recommended for the treatment of porcine colibacillosis caused by strains of E.coli sensitive to gentamicin.Close
- DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The recommended dose is 1 mL (5 mg) administered intramuscularly. Gentamicin Piglet Injection is not to be used more than once in each piglet.
If piglets do not respond to treatment with Gentamicin Piglet Injection, diagnosis should be reevaluated. Clean and sterilize needles and syringes
by boiling in water for 15 minutes prior to use.
Prior to injection, disinfect the injection site and top of the vial with a suitable disinfectant, such as 70% alcohol.
Use all precautions to prevent contamination of vial contents.Close
There are no known contraindications to this drug when used as directed.Close
Store between 2 o and 30 oC (36 o and 86 oF)
Gentamicin is a mixture of aminoglycoside antibiotics derived from the fermentation of Micromonospora purpurea. Gentamicin sulfate, USP
is a mixture of sulfate salts of the antibiotics produced in this fermentation. The salts are weakly acidic and freely soluble in water.
Gentamicin sulfate, USP is stable in solution for the period of time indicated on the labels by the expiration date.
Gentamicin sulfate, USP contains not less than 500 micrograms of gentamicin base per milligram.Close
- HOW SUPPLIED
Gentamicin Piglet Injection, 5 mg/mL is available in 100 mL, 250 mL and 500 mL multiple dose vials.Close
- PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL
Agri Laboratories, Ltd.
St. Joseph, MO 64503
- INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
gentamicin sulfate injection
Product Information Product Type OTC ANIMAL DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:57561-638 Route of Administration INTRAMUSCULAR Active Ingredient/Active Moiety Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength GENTAMICIN SULFATE (UNII: 8X7386QRLV) (GENTAMICIN - UNII:T6Z9V48IKG) GENTAMICIN 5 mg in 1 mL Packaging # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date 1 NDC:57561-638-05 250 mL in 1 VIAL Marketing Information Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date ANADA ANADA200394 01/18/2008 Labeler - Agri Laboratories, Ltd. (155594450)