Each ml contains: Chloramphenicol I.P. :150 mg
Pharmacology and Mechanism of Action
The half-life is approximately 4 hours in dogs and 5 hours in cats but less than 1 hour in horses.
Indications and Clinical Uses
Antibacterial agent used to treat infections caused by a broad spectrum of organisms, including gram-positive cocci, gram-negative bacilli (including Enterobacteriaceae), anaerobic bacteria, and Rickettsia. Hemorrhagic septicaemia, Mastitis, Enteritis, Salmonellosis.
Avoid use in pregnant or neonatal animals. Avoid long-term use in cats.
Small Animal Dosage
• 40-50 mg/kg q8h PO.
• 12.5-20 mg/kg q12h PO, (or 50 mg per cat).
Chloramphenicol Sodium Succinate
• 40-50 mg/kg q6-8h IV or IM.
• 12.5-20 mg/cat q12h IV or IM.
Large Animal Dosage
• 35-50 mg/kg q6-8h PO.