Colistin 5.0 bou

100 gram jar and 1 kg jar


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Each gram powder contains: 5,000,000 I.U. colistin sulphate.


Spectrum of activity:

Colistin, a polymyxin antibiotic, is a small spectrum antibiotic with bactericidal activity against Gram-negative bacteria, e.g. E. coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella spp., Haemophilus spp., Pasteurella spp., Brucella spp., Enterobacter aerogenes, Shigella spp. and Campylobacter spp.. It has no activity against Proteus spp., Gram-negative cocci and Gram-positive bacteria. After oral administration, the absorption from the intestines is very poorly.



Gastro-intestinal infections caused by micro-organisms susceptible to colistin, e.g. Pseudomonas aeruginosa, E. coli and Salmonella spp., in calves, pigs and poultry.



Animals with disturbed renal function.


Side effects:

Side effects after colistin administration have only been reported after parenteral administration. These effects are due to three types of reactions, namely: (1) nephrotoxic reactions, (2) neurotoxic reactions and (3) local irritation effects (injection).


Dosage and administration:

Orally via drinking water or feed.

Calves:                 2.5 gramsper200 kgbodyweight, twice daily, during 5-10 days.

                               (depending on the causal agent)

Sows:                    1 gper kg feed during 3-5 days.

Piglets:                  1 gper2.5 kgfeed during 3-5 days.

Poultry:                1 gper12 litresof drinking water during 3-5 days.

Mixed with feed, the product should be used immediately.

Medicated drinking water should be used within 24 hours.


Withdrawal time:             

For meat: 2 days.

For eggs: 1 day.



Store closed in a cool and dry place.


Shelf life:

3 years.



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