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GentaMed Soluble Powder (360 gm)

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Description

Gentamed Soluble Powder is recommended for the control and treatment of colubacillosis in weanling swine caused by strains of E. Coli sensitive to gentamicin, and for the control and treatment of swine dysentery associated with Brachyspira hyodysenteriae.

Key Benefits:

  • Effective: Stays in the GI tract to fight infection
  • Versatile: Approved to control and treat swine Colibacillosis and Dysentery
  • Economical: One scoop medicates 240 gallons of drinking water to treat and control colibacillosis at a concentration of the 25 mg/gal
  • Convenient: Treats large numbers of swine through drinking water
  • Easy To Use: Packaged in screw-top, moisture resistant jars for easy opening and closing
  • Safe: approved by FDA

Indication:

GentaMed Soluble Powder is recommended for the control and treatment of colibacillosis in weanling swine caused by strains of E. coli sensitive to gentamicin and for the control and treatment of swine dysentery associated with Brachyspira hyodysenteriae.

Directions

View GentaMed Drug Facts Sheet.

Dosage and Administration:

GentaMed Soluble Powder is available in a 360 gram jar. The 360 gram jar contains a scoop that provides approximately 18 grams of product when level full.

For control and treatment of Colibacillosis

Administer GentaMed Soluble Powder in drinking water at the recommended level of 25 mg per gallon (1 scoop/240 gallons) for three consecutive days.

For Control and treatment of Swine Dysentery

Administer GentaMed Soluble Powder in drinking water at the recommended level of 50 mg per gallon (1 scoop/120 gallons) for three consecutive days.

The concentration of the medication should be adjusted in extremely hot or cold weather to ensure a gentamicin dosage of approximately 0.5 mg/lb/day for 3 days for colibacillosis or 1.0 mg/lb/day for 3 days for swine dysentery. A 50 lb pig will, under average conditions, consume 0.9 gallons of water per day.

For swine dysentery, if the condition recurs, the medication may be repeated. Because f the tendency for the disease to recur on a premise with a history of swine dysentery, a control program should be used following treatment.

Directions for Use:

To prepare medicated water, mix GentaMed Soluble Powder and drinking water according to the following tablets:

Proportioner Use

For Control and Treatment of Colibacillosis

Add 18 g (1 scoop) GentaMed Soluble Powder to 2 gallons of water to make stock solution and dispense at the rate of one ounce per gallon of drinking water. This will result in drinking water that contains 25 mg/gallon.

For Control and Treatment of Swine Dysentery

Add 18 g (1 scoop) GentaMed Soluble Powder to 1 gallon of water to make stock solution and dispense at the rate of one ounce per gallon of drinking water. This will result in drinking water that contains 50 mg/gallon.

Bulk Preparation:

For Control and Treatment of Colibacillosis

Add 18 g (1 scoop) GentaMed Soluble Powder to 240 gallons of water.

For Control and Treatment of Swine Dysentery

Add 18 g (1 scoop) GentaMed Soluble Powder to 120 gallons of water.

Medicated water should be prepared daily and be the sole source of drinking water for 3 consecutive days.

The daily water consumption figures shown below are approximations for mild temperatures and are presented as a guide only. Actual water consumption varies with environmental temperature, humidity, and diet.

Approximate Daily Water Consumption
Weight of Pig (lb) Gallons for 5 Pigs Gallons for 10 Pigs
25 3.0 6.0
50 4.5 9.0
75 6.0 12.0
100 7.5 15.0

Side Effects:

There have been no reported side effects following the recommended use of GentaMed Soluble Powder in swine.

Residue Warning:

For use in swine drinking water only. Swine treated with the recommended dose of GentaMed Soluble Powder must not be slaughtered for food for at least ten (10) days following the last treatment.

Contraindications:

There are no known contraindications to this drug when used as directed.

Precautions:

Store at controlled room temperature 20°C-25°C 968°F-77°F), with excursions permitted to 15°C-30°C (59°F-86°F).

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