Colistin 5.0 Bou

Produced by:

Pantex Holland


Water Soluble Powder


Each gram powder contains: 5,000,000 colistin sulphate.

Spectrum of activity:

Colistin, a polymyxin antibiotic, is a small spectrum antibiotic with bactericidal activity against Gramnegative bacteria, e.g. E. coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella spp.. Haemophilus spp., Pasteurella spp., Brucella spp., Enterobacter aerogenes, Shigella spp., Gramnegative cocci and Grampositive bacteria. After oral administration, the absorption from the intestines is very poorly.


Gastro-intestinal infections caused by micro-organisms susceptible to colistin, e.g. Pseudomonas aeruginosa, E, coli and Salmonella spp., in calves, pigs and poultry.


Animals with disturbed renal function.

Side effects:

Side effect after colistin administration have only been reported after parenteral  administration. These effects are due to three types of reaction, namely: (1) nephrotoxic reactions, (2) neurotoxic reactions and (3) local irritation effects (injection).

Dosage and administration:

Orally via drinking water or feed.

Calves: 2.5 grams per 200 kg bodyweight, twice daily, during -10 days.(depending on the casual agent)

Sows: 1 g per kg feed during 3-5 days.

Poultry: 1 g per 12 litres of drinking water during 3-5 days.

Mixed with feed, the product should  be used immediately.

Medicated drinking water should be used within 24 hours.

Withdrawal time:

For meat: 2 days.

For eggs: 1 day.


Store closed in a cool and dry place.

Shelf life:

3 years.


Plastic jar of 100 gram.

Colistin 5.0 Bou