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A broad-spectrum antibiotic for dogs

Category: Anti-Microbial

Species: Dogs

Active Ingredients: (chloramphenicol)

prescription required

What is Viceton® Tablets?

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.

Indications

Viceton® is a broad-spectrum antibiotic, indicated for the following conditions in dogs:

  • Bacterial pulmonary infections caused by Staphylococcus aureusStreptococcus pyogenes and Brucella bronchiseptica
  • Infections of the urinary tract caused by Escherichia coliProteus vulgarisCorynebacterium renaleStreptococcus spp. and hemolytic Staphylococcus
  • Enteritis caused by E. coliProteus spp., Salmonella spp., and Pseudomonas spp.
  • Infections associated with canine distemper caused by B. bronchisepticaE. coliP. aeruginosaProteus spp., Shigella spp. and Neisseria catarrhalis.

Benefits

  • Fast
    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
  • Effective
    • 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.
  • Safe
    Approved by FDA

Withdrawal Period

Not applicable

Additional Safety Information

  • 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.

Pack Size

List No.Pack SizeCase Size
1VIC0061 g
100 ct
12
1VIC007250 mg
500 ct
12
1VIC008500 mg
500 ct
12