Bimamix Sulfadiazine 15.0% w/v Neomycin 2.5% w/v
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Distinctive pink scour treatment for calves. Recognised and proven with farmers and vets. Broad spectrum activity against a wide range of pathogens. Soothe upset stomachs and absorb toxins. Rapid response seen in calf after first treatment. Encourages accurate and responsible dosing. Available in 2 pack sizes to suit a wide variety of farm sizes.
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Bimeda® A division of Cross Vetpharm Group UK Limited Unit 2, Bryn Cefni Industrial Park, Llangefni, Anglesey, LL77 7XA Tel: 01248 725 400 Fax: 01248 725 416 Web: www.bimeda.co.uk
TECHNICAL PRODUCT INFORMATION INFORMATION
Bimamix Oral Suspension for Calves Presentation A light pink coloured suspension for oral administration, containing Neomycin base 2.5% w/v, Sulphadiazine 15.0% w/v . Target species Pre-ruminant calves Indications for use, specifying the target species For the treatment or 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. Contraindications Do not use in animals with known hypersensitivity to the active ingredient. Do not exceed the recommended dosage or the period of treatment. Do not use local anaesthetics of the procaine group during treatment as they are antagonistic to the sulphonamide component. Do not use in calves with a functional rumen. Do not use in lactating cows Do not use in foals and horses. Special warnings 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.
Overdose (symptoms, emergency procedures, antidotes), if necessary Good tolerance has been confirmed in calves at x3 and x5 times the recommended dose rate. Withdrawal period(s) Animals intended for human consumption must not be slaughtered during treatment. Calves intended for human consumption may only be slaughtered after 28 days from the last treatment. Not intended for animals producing milk for human consumption. 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: 3 years Shelf life after first opening the immediate packaging: 28 days Special precautions for storage This veterinary medicinal product does not require any special storage conditions. Nature and composition of immediate packaging 250 ml and 1 litre white, high density polyethylene bottles. The closure is a tamper evident cap composed of a polypropylene copolymer.
Special precautions for use
Special precautions for the disposal of unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from the use of such products
i. Special precautions for use in animals None
Any unused product or waste materials should be disposed of in accordance with national requirements.
ii. Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the veterinary medicinal product to animals Avoid contact with skin. Wash hands after use.
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Adverse reactions (frequency and seriousness) Chronic usage of oral neomycin may result in bacterial or fungal superinfections. Use during pregnancy and lactation The product is intended for use in calves only. Do not use in lactating cows. Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction 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.
Bimeda Chemicals Ltd., Broomhill Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24. Ireland.
Marketing Authorisation Number Vm 12597/4047 Legal Category: POM-V Package Quantities: 250ml and 1 litre A full product SPC is available on request from Bimeda or alternatively can be found on the VMD website
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.
Bimeda速 A division of Cross Vetpharm Group UK Limited Unit 2, Bryn Cefni Industrial Park, Llangefni, Anglesey, LL77 7XA Tel: 01248 725 400 Fax: 01248 725 416 Web: www.bimeda.co.uk