Composition: Each 1 gm. contains: Colistin 600 000 IU. (As Colistin sulphate)
Properties: Colistin is bactericidal polypeptide antibiotic that is highly effective against variety of gram negative organisms.
The mode of action is unclear but they may affect the permeability of the cell through an effect on the cell membranes.
Indications: Colivet is indicated for the treatment of:
1 – Enteritis caused by E.coli in calves and lambs.
2 – Infectious coryza caused by Haemophilus paragallinarum in poultry.
3 – Pullorum disease caused by Salmonella pullorum in poultry.
4 – Fowl typhoid caused by Salmonella gallinarum in poultry.
Target Species : Poultry, Calves and Lambs.
Dose: to be added to drinking water.
2 gm Colivet per 15 kg body weight or 2 gm per 1.5 litres of drinking water for 5 – 7 days.
- Not used for animals showing kidney disturbances.
- Resistance against Polymyxins.
Side-effects: – Neurotoxic and Nephrotoxic effects.
Warnings: – Wash hands and exposed skin after use.
Withdrawal Time : – Calves : 2 days. – Poultry : 2 days.
Packs: 100, 500 & 1000 gm.