For the treatment of systemic infections caused by or associated with organisms sensitive to penicillin.
Bactracillin G is administered by the intramuscular route. The product is ready for injection after warming the vial to room temperature and shaking to ensure a uniform suspension.
The daily dose of penicillin is 3,000 units per pound of body weight (1 mL per 100 lbs body weight). Continue daily treatment until recovery is apparent and for at least one day after symptoms disappear, usually in two to three days.
Treatment should not exceed four consecutive days.
No more than 10 mL should be injected at any one site. Rotate injection sites for each succeeding treatment
Potent antibacterial agent which is effective against a variety of pathogenic organisms, chiefly in the gram-positive category. Recommended for the treatment of bacterial pneumonia (shipping fever) caused by Pasteurella multocida in cattle and sheep, erysipelas caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae in swine and strangles caused by Streptococcus equi in horses.
Milk taken from treated dairy animals within 48 hours after the last treatment must not be used for food.
Discontinue use of this drug for the following time period before treated animals are slaughtered for food:
Cattle - 14 days Sheep - 9 days Swine - 7 days