COLIDEM 10% PREMIX, 100 mg/g

Medicated premix

COLIDEM 10% PREMIX, 100 mg/g, colistin sulphate,
premix for medicated feed for pigs and poultry.

1. STATEMENT OF THE ACTIVE SUBSTANCE(S) AND OTHER INGREDIENTS
COLIDEM 10% PREMIX is a white powder that contains per 1 gram:
colistin sulphate ………………………………..… 100 mg (minimum 19500 IU/mg)
Excipient (corn starch) up to.………………………. 1 g

2. INDICATIONS
In pigs for treatment of gastrointestinal infections produced by bacteria from Fam. Enterobacteriaceae (Salmonella spp., Escherichia coli, Shigella spp, Citrobactrer spp., Klebsiella, Enterobacter, Hafnia spp., Yersinia spp., Erwinia spp.) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
In poultry for treatment of gastrointestinal infections produced by bacteria from Familia Enterobacteriaceae (Salmonella spp., Escherichia coli, Citrobactrer spp., Enterobacter, Hafnia spp., Yersinia spp., Erwinia spp.) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

3. CONTRAINDICATIONS
Do not administer in animals with known hypersensitivity to polymixines.

4. ADVERSE REACTIONS
None.

5. TARGET SPECIES
Pigs and poultry.

6. DOSAGE FOR EACH SPECIES, ROUTE(S) AND METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION
COLIDEM 10% PREMIX is administered via feed in the following dosages:
In pigs: the product is administered in feed at the therapeutically dosage of 2-5 mg colistin sulphate /kg bw/day, equivalent with 20 – 50 mg COLIDEM 10% premix/kg bw/day, for 3-5 consecutive days.
In poultry: the product is administered in feed at the therapeutically dosage of 2-5 mg colistin sulphate /kg bw/day, equivalent with 20 – 50 mg COLIDEM 10% premix/kg bw/day, for 3-5 consecutive days.

Based on the recommended doses and the number and weight of the animals to be treated, the exact daily amount of COLIDEM 10% PREMIX should be calculated according to the following formula:

 

 

mg colistin sulphate / kg body weight/day x mean body weight of animals to be treated

mg COLIDEM 10% PREMIX / kg feed

Mean daily feed consumption (kg) / animal

=

 

The uptake of medicated feed is dependant on the clinical condition of animals. In order to obtain the correct dosage, the concentration in feed may have to be adjusted.
The use of suitable calibrating weighing equipment is recommended if part packs are used.

7. ADVICE ON CORRECT ADMINISTRATION
During treatment, the animals should eat only medicated feed. To ensure a correct dosage, body weight should be determined as accurately as possible to avoid underdosing.
The use of suitable calibrating weighing equipment is recommended if part packs are used. The product should be well mixed with the feed to be homogenous.

8. WITHDRAWAL PERIOD
Meat and offal (pig, poultry): 3 days from cessation of treatment.
For eggs: 1 day from the cessation of treatment.

9. SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR STORAGE
Keep away from reach and sight of children!
Store in original packaging, at temperature bellow 25oC, protected from moisture and direct sunlight.
Shelf life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 2 years.
Shelf-life after first opening of package: 7 days.
Shelf life after incorporation into meal: 7 days
Do not use after expiry date which is stated on the label.