Octacillin 800 mg/g Powder for Use in Drinking Water for Pigs

Treatment of infections caused by bacteria sensitive to amoxicillin, Pleuropneumonia caused by Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae, Meningitis caused by Streptococcus suis.

Amoxicillin 697 mg equivalent to amoxicillin trihydrate 800 mg.


Chickens: Treatment of infections caused by bacteria sensitive to amoxicillin

Chicken: daily dose is 16 mg amoxicillin trihydrate, corresponding to 14 mg amoxicillin, per kg of body weight, i.e. 20 mg of the product per kg of body weight equivalent to 1 gram product per 50 kg body weight per day. The product is to be administered in the drinking water for 3-5 consecutive days. In case of severe infections the medication period must be prolonged to 5 days as determined by the attending veterinary surgeon.

Pharmaceutical form and packaging 1KG Powder for use in drinking water. White to pale yellow-white powder.

How to calculate dosage

Mean body weight x Number of animals) / Total water consumption (litre) of the group on thee previous day = …. Grams on 1000 liter