Betamox Injection

Betamox Injection

Betamox Injection is an antimicrobial suspension for injection containing 150 mg/ml of amoxicillin. Indicated for the treatment of infections caused by a wide range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative pathogenic bacteria in cattle, sheep, pigs, dogs and cats.

  • Active Ingredient

    Each ml contains: Amoxicillin 150 mg (as Amoxicillin Trihydrate 172.1 mg)

  • Pharmaceutical Form

    Suspension for injection. An off-white oily suspension.

  • Indications

    For the treatment of infections caused by a wide range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative pathogenic bacteria including: Actinobacillus equuli, Actinomyces bovis, Actinobacillus lignieresi, Bacillus anthracis, Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, Bordetella bronchiseptica, Escherichia coli, Clostridium species, Haemophilus species, Corynebacterium species, Pasteurella species, Fusiformis species, Proteus mirabilis, Moraxella species, Salmonella species, Staphylococci, Streptococci. Not effective against beta-lactamase producing organisms.

  • Dosage

    Cattle, sheep and pigs : By intramuscular injection only. Dogs and cats : By subcutaneous or intramuscular injection. The recommended dosage rate is 7 mg/kg bodyweight once a day for up to five days. Massage the injection site. A separate injection site should be used for each administration. Cattle (450 kg) 20.0ml, Sheep (65 kg) 3.0ml, Pigs (150 kg) 7.0ml, Dogs (20 kg) 1.0ml, Cats (5 kg) 0.25ml (Guide-dose volume is equivalent to about 0.25 ml per 5 kg daily). Normal aseptic precautions should be observed. Shake vial before use. This product does not contain an antimicrobial preservative. Swab the septum before removing each dose. Use a dry, sterile needle and syringe. If dose volume exceeds 20 ml in cattle or 10 ml in pigs, it should be divided and injected into two sites.

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