Metronidazole 250mg tablets (Fish Zole)
for ornamental and aquarium fish and farm animals
Metronidazole is an oral medication prescribed for the treatment of various types of infections, including bacterial infections and protozoal infections caused by parasites. Metronidazole may also help treat other inflammations found in the gastric system.
Composition 1 tablet (0.8 g) of the drug contains the active substance: metronidazole – 250 mg.
It has a bactericidal effect on gram-positive and some gram-negative bacteria. It has a good effect against a size of pathogenic bacteria associated with diseases of ornamental fish. In other words, diseases that include the genera Aeromonas and pseudomonas, as well as a group of mycobacteria (Gill diseases, rhodococci). It is useful when you control a “hole in the head” and “Angel problems” in cichlid and discus. Treatment of cattle, sheep, pigs, fur-bearing animals, dogs, cats and birds suffering from trichomoniasis, dysentery, diarrhea, colitis, stomatitis, as well as diseases of the respiratory system, genitourinary system, gastrointestinal tract and skin caused by microorganisms sensitive to metronidazole. Dosage inside with food at a dose of 10-20 mg of metronidazole per 1 kg m. t. according to the active substance-twice a day for 5-7 days. If necessary, the treatment is repeated after 7-8 days.
Contraindications: hypersensitivity to metronidazole. However, do not use for puppies and kittens. Dosage: inside with food (10-20 mg of metronidazole per 1 kg, twice a day for 5-7 days. If necessary, the treatment should be repeated in 7-8 days.
Metronidazole belongs to the 5-nitroimidazole group. The mechanism of action of metronidazole is the biochemical reduction of the 5-nitro group of metronidazole by intracellular transport proteins of anaerobic bacteria and protozoa. The reduced 5-nitro group of metronidazole interacts with the DNA of the microbial cell, inhibiting the synthesis of its nucleic acids, which leads to the death of the microorganism. Effective against Trichomonas vaginalis, Gardnerella vaginalis, Giardia intestinalis, Entamoeba histolytica, Bacteroides spp. (Bacteroides fragilis, Bacteroides distasonis, Bacteroides ovatus, Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron, Bacteroides vulgatus), Fusobacterium spp., Veillonela spp., Some gram-positive bacteria (Eubacterium spp., Clostridium Pepccus. Spp. Spp.
Recommendations for use
Treatment of cattle, sheep, pigs, fur animals, dogs, cats and poultry patients with trichomoniasis, dysentery, diarrhea, colitis, stomatitis, as well as diseases of the respiratory system, genitourinary system, gastrointestinal tract and skin caused by microorganisms sensitive to metronidazole.
Method of administration and dosage
Orally with food at a dose of 10-20 mg of metronidazole per 1 kg of body weight behind the active ingredient – twice a day for 5-7 days. If necessary, the treatment is repeated after 7-8 days.
|1 kilogram (kg) is equal to 2.20 pounds (lbs).|
|1 kg = 2.20 lb|
Hypersensitivity to metronidazole, and also not used in animals with damage to the central nervous system and in the first third of pregnancy. Do not use in puppies and kittens.
It is necessary to use the drug with caution for animals with liver and kidney disease. The dose of the drug in such cases should be reduced accordingly. With prolonged use, it is necessary to control the composition of the blood.
Blisters or plastic packaging No. 100.
Dry, dark place out of the reach of children at temperatures from + 8 ° C to + 25 ° C.
Shelf life is 3 years.