ANTIBIOTIC

Colidem

colistin sulphate 200 mg /ml, oral solution for pigs and poultr

Formula

Colidem is a clear yellow solution containing 1 ml per:

Active substance:
Colistin sulfate 200 mg
Excipients:
Sodium benzoate (E211) 1 mg

Target species

Pigs and hens (broilers, breeding hens, laying hens, replacement young).

Indications

La suine pentru combaterea infectiilor gastrointestinale produse de bacterii Gram negative din Familia Enterobacteriaceae (Salmonella spp., Escherichia coli, Shigella spp, Citrobacter spp., Klebsiella spp., Enterobacter, Hafnia spp., Serratia spp., Yersinia spp., Erwinia spp.) si Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

La gaini pentru combaterea infectiilor gastrointestinale produse de bacterii Gram negative din Familia Enterobacteriaceae (Salmonella spp., Escherichia coli, Citrobacter spp., Enterobacter, Hafnia spp., Yersinia spp., Erwinia spp.) si Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Administration

In pigs: the product is administered in drinking water at the therapeuti- cally dosage of 2-5 mg colistin sulphate /kg bw/day, equivalent to 0,01 – 0,025 ml Colidem /kg bw/day, for 3-5 consecutive days.
In poultry: the product is administered in drinking water at the thera- peutically dosage of 2-5 mg colistin sulphate /kg bw/day, equivalent to 0,01 – 0,025 ml Colidem /kg bw/day, for 3-5 consecutive days.

For any information regarding this veterinary medicinal product, please contact the local representative of the marketing authorization holder.

Contraindications

Do not give to animals with known hypersensitivity to polymixines.

Side effects

None.

Special precautions for storage

Keep away from reach and sight of children! The product should be stored in original packaging at temperature bellow 25°C, protected from direct sunlight and moisture. Protect from freezing. Shelf life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 2 years. Shelf life after dilution in drinking water, according to directions: 24 hours. Shelf-life after first opening of package: 28 days. Close tight the recipient after every use. Do not use after expiry date which is stated on the label.

Advice on correct administration

During treatment, the animals should drink only medicated water. Fresh medicated water should be prepared every 24 hours. To ensure a correct dosage, body weight should be determined as accurately as possible to avoid underdosing.

Withdrawal period

For pig and poultry meat and organs: 2 day from cessation of treatment. For eggs: zero days from the cessation of treatment.

Special warnings

People with known hypersensitivity to any of the product ingredients should avoid contact with the veterinary medicinal product. To prevent any unpleasant effects, personal protective equipment consisting in rub- ber gloves, goggles and protective masks should be worn when admin- istering the product. Wash hands and exposed skin after use. In case of accidental ingestion or the occurrence of symptoms characterized by skin rash, seek medical advice. Serious symptoms such as face swell-
ing, lips or eye lids, accompanied by breath difficulties, need immediate medical attention. Whenever possible, the treatments should be based on susceptibility testing of the bacteria isolated from the animal. If this isn’t possible, the treatment should be done as per official and local antimi- crobial policies.

Special precautions for the disposal of unused product or waste materials

For the environmental protection, medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal prod- ucts should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.

Other information

PE-HD flasks of 100 ml, 500 ml, and 1000 ml.
PE-HD cans of 5 l, 10 l, and 20 l.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
For any information regarding this veterinary medicinal product, please contact the local representative of the marketing authorization holder.