Viceton® is a broad-spectrum antibiotic, indicated for use in dogs.
Caution: Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
Viceton® is a broad-spectrum antibiotic, indicated for the following conditions in dogs:
- Bacterial pulmonary infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pyogenes and Brucella bronchiseptica
- Infections of the urinary tract caused by Escherichia coli, Proteus vulgaris, Corynebacterium renale, Streptococcus spp. and hemolytic Staphylococcus
- Enteritis caused by E. coli, Proteus spp., Salmonella spp., and Pseudomonas spp.
- Infections associated with canine distemper caused by B. bronchiseptica, E. coli, P. aeruginosa, Proteus spp., Shigella spp. and Neisseria catarrhalis.
Diffuses readily into all body tissues and fluids. Reaches infected tissue very rapidly
- Easy to administer
Tablets are small, scored, and coated for easy pilling
- Provides rapid clinical response against a wide range of pathogens
- Most susceptible infectious disease organisms will respond to chloramphenicol therapy in three to five days
- Reaches significant concentrations in the aqueous and vitreous humors of the eye and has marked ability to diffuse into the cerebrospinal fluid
- Low resistance
Resistance is rare compared with other antibiotics.
Approved by FDA
- Not for use in animals which are raised for food production.
- Do not administer simultaneously with penicillin or streptomycin.
- Do not administer in conjunction with or two hours prior to the induction of general anesthesia with pentobarbital.
- Do not administer to dogs maintained for breeding purposes.
- May depress hematopoietic activity in the bone marrow.
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