Equine Metronidazole Paste For the treatment of protozoal and anaerobic bacterial infections caused by metronidazole-sensitive organisms in horses.

ACTIVE CONSTITUENTS

Metronidazole 500mg/g

PACK SIZE

1 kg

INDICATIONS

For the treatment of infections in horses caused by anaerobic bacteria sensitive to metronidazole.

PRECAUTIONS

DO NOT USE in animals with renal or hepatic disorders or dysfunction.

Metronidazole is relatively non-toxic, however, over-dosage or prolonged treatment beyond the specified five days may result in reversible neurological depression, ataxia and impairment of the hepatic function.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Horses - Administer orally. Give 10g metronidazole (20g Equine Metronidazole Paste) per 500kg bodyweight every 12 hours for 5 days or as directed by a veterinarian. The recommended dose is 20mg of metronidazole per kg of bodyweight per 12 hours.

Insufficient data is available on use in pregnant horses to recommend the use of the product during pregnancy.

MEAT WITHHOLDING PERIOD

NOT TO BE USED in horses intended for human consumption.

FIRST AID

If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre. Phone Australia 131126, New Zealand 0800 764 766.

DISPOSAL

Dispose of empty container by wrapping with paper and putting in garbage.

STORAGE

Store below 30°C (Room Temperature). Protect from light.

REGISTRATION

THIS PRODUCT IS NOT REGISTERED, BUT IS SUPPLIED UNDER APVMA PERMIT PER 12537. READ THE PERMIT BEFORE USING.

 

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