Colistin is an antibiotic with bactericidal action against Gram-negative bacteria like E. coli, Haemophilus and Salmonella spp.
Enrofloxacin acts bactericidal against Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria, including anaerobic pathogens: E. coli, Mycoplasma spp., Salmonella spp., Staphylococcus spp., Pasteurella spp., Streptococcus spp., Klebsiella spp., Pseudomonas spp. and Campylobacter.
In veterinary medicine, MEDIQUINOL 10% is typically administered orally to cattle, pigs, and poultry. It is effective against gastrointestinal and respiratory infections caused by enrofloxacin sensitive microorganisms, like pneumonia, bronchopneumonia, Mycoplasma infections, Coli-septicaemia, Colidiarrhoea, enteritis, Pasteurellosis, typhoid/paratyphoid, infections of the urinary tract, wound infections and secondary bacterial infections such as complications of viral diseases in poultry, pigs, calves, sheep and goats.
Each 1 ml contains:
Enrofloxacin 100 mg
For oral administration via drinking water.
Poultry: 1000 ml per 2000 litres of drinking water during 3-5 days.
Pigs: 1000 ml per 1000-3000 litres of drinking water during 3-5 days.
Calves, sheep, goats: 10 ml per 75-150 kg bodyweight, twice daily, during 3-5 days.
Medicated drinking water should be used within 24 hours.
Note: for pre-ruminant calves and lambs only.