COLISTIN SULPHATE . (Water soluble powder)
Each 100 gm contains:
Colistin Sulphate: 500 million I.U.
Colistin is a highly selective antibiotic for prevention and treatment of infectious enteritis caused by gram-ve bacteria especially Salmonella , Colibacillus, with Pseudomonas , Shigella , Heamophilus and Aerobacteria in poultry and large animals.
Colistin concentrates in the intestinal tract hence it maintains its potency in this tract even in the presence of food, digestive ferments, enzymes, puss and puss - forming organisms, and necrotic tissues.
Therefore, Colistin is an ideal drug for treating a variety of the gastrointestinal tract infections.
Calves & lambs:
80 mg /10 kg B.wt.
Chicken, Turkey & Rabbits:
1 gm /10 lit of drinking water for 3-5 days
The medicated water should be used within 24 hours
Meat & Eggs one day