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Bimamix Oral Suspension for Calves

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Item no: BIMAMIXOS
 
Bimamix Oral Suspension for Calves. For the treatment of diarrhoea in pre-ruminant calves associated with infections caused by organisms known to be, or suspected of being, susceptible to the combination of sulfadiazine and neomycin.
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Bimamix Oral Suspension for Calves.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Active substances:

Sulfadiazine150 mg/ml

Neomycin (as neomycin sulphate)25 mg/ml

Pharmaceutical form

Oral suspension.

A pale, pink, viscous oral suspension.

Clinical particulars

Target species

Pre-ruminant calves.

Indications for use

For the treatment of diarrhoea in pre-ruminant calves associated with infections caused by organisms known to be, or suspected of being, susceptible to the combination of sulfadiazine and neomycin.

Contra-indications

For the treatment of diarrhoea in pre-ruminant calves associated with infections caused by organisms known to be, or suspected of being, susceptible to the combination of sulfadiazine and neomycin.

Special warnings for each target species

Concurrent intravenous fluid therapy should be considered in dehydrated calves. Parenteral antibiotic treatment should be considered if a clinical response is not seen after 48 hours treatment.

Special precautions for use

Special precautions for use in animals

Official, national and regional antimicrobial policies should be taken into account when the product is used.

Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the veterinary medicinal product to animals

Care should be taken to avoid contact with the skin. Wash hands after use.Sulphonamides may cause hypersensitivity (allergy) following injection, inhalation, ingestion or skin contact. Hypersensitivity to sulphonamides may lead to cross reaction with other antibiotics. Allergic reaction to these substances may occasionally be serious.

1. Do not handle this product if you know you are sensitive to sulphonamides.

2.If you develop symptoms following exposure such as a skin rash, you should seek medical advice and show the doctor this warning.

Adverse reactions

Chronic usage of oral neomycin may result in bacterial or fungal superinfections.

Use during pregnancy, lactation or lay

The product is intended for use in calves only.

Do not use in lactating cows.

Interactions

There is interaction and antagonism between sulphonamides and the Vitamin B Complex. Do not use local anaesthetics of the procaine group during treatment, as they are antagonistic to the sulphonamide component.

Amounts to be administered and administration route

Shake the bottle well before use.

Administration is by oral drench.

4 ml per 10 kg bodyweight twice daily for a maximum period of 5 days. This equates to 60 mg/kg Sulfadiazine and 10 mg/kg Neomycin twice daily. To ensure correct dosage, body weight should be determined as accurately as possible to avoid underdosing.

Overdose

Good tolerance has been confirmed in calves at x3 and x5 times the recommended dose rate.

Withdrawal periods

Meat & offal: 28 days. Not intended for use in animals producing milk for human consumption.

Pharmacological particulars

Pharmacotherapeutic group: Antidiarrheals, intestinal anti-inflammatory/anti-infective agents, intestinal anti-infectives, antibiotics.

ATC vet code: QA07AA51

Pharmaceutical particulars

Excipients

Methyl parahydroxybenzoate, Propyl parahydroxybenzoate, Carmoisine E122, Light Kaolin, Citric Acid Anhydrous, Sodium Citrate, Xanthan Gum, Povidone 90, Propylene Glycol, Polysorbate 20, Simethicone Emulsion, Water Purified.

Major incompatibilities

There is interaction and antagonism between sulphonamides and the Vitamin B Complex. Do not use local anaesthetics of the procaine group during treatment, as they are antagonistic to the sulphonamide component.

Shelf life

Shelf life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 18 monthsShelf life after first opening the immediate packaging: 28 days

Special precautions for storage

Do not store above 25°C.

Immediate packaging

250 ml and 1 litre white, high density polyethylene bottles. The closure is a tamper evident cap composed of a polypropylene copolymer.Not all pack sizes may be marketed

Disposal
Any unused product or waste materials should be disposed of in accordance with national requirements.    

Shipping charges mainland UK zone1

Value Weight Delivery Charge
Over £49.00 Any Weight FREE
Under £49.00 No weight limit £4.50
Under £49.00 Under 250g £2.99

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