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AstrinGel-LA

Anti- diarrheal for Non- ruminating farm animals

 

COMPOSITION:

Dextrose, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate, fructo- oligosaccharides (FOS), potassium chloride, magnesium chloride;

ANALYTICAL COMPONENTS: Calcium 0.95%, Sodium 4.2%, Magnesium 0.3%, Moisture 43%, Crude Ash 40%;

ADDITIVES: Binder, anti-caking agents and coagulants: 1m558i Bentonite : 475 000  mg/kg; Essential oils: Thyme, rosemary, and cajuput

 

INDICATIONS: For control and convalescence from dysentery, diarrhea, bloating, acidosis, indigestion, anorexia, inappetance and debility

 Calves: Diarrhoea may occur in 3 stages: postnatal (1-4 days), weaned, and the transition to a new- born calf period. Normally, illness lasts about a week, and the recovery period is 3-5 days.

  • Infectious causes:

         o   Viruses– Coronavirus and Rotavirus

         o   Bacterial–  Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC), Salmonella sp., Campylobacter sp., Clostridium sp.

         o   ProtozoaCryptosporidium parvum, Coccidia sp.

              Rotavirus, Coronavirus, Salmonella and Cryptosporidium parvum affects the calves between 5 and 14 days of age. Escherichia coli, Salmonella sp., Eimeria sp. and Giardia sp. affect the                    calves older than 14 days. The incubation period for enteric pathogens ranges from 12 hours to five days.

  •  Non-infectious causes: Feed transition, milk replacer supplementation, nutrition, herd size, hygiene of barn, colostrum, stocking rate, etc.

Foals:

  •  Non- infectious causes: Foal heat diarrhea, perinatal asphyxia syndrome, necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), dietary imbalance, equine gastric ulcer syndrome, luminal irritant diarrhea, and secondary lactose intolerance.
  • Infectious causes:     Rotavirus (RV), Clostridium  perfringens types A and C, C. difficile, Salmonella sp., Cryptosporidia, L. intracellularis; less common causes- Coronavirus, Rhodococcus   equi,and Strongyloides  westeri.

Kids and lambs (Caprine and ovine):

  •  Non- infectious causes: Poor management, reproductive disturbances, dietary changes, and host immune status
  • Infectious causes: Escherichia coli, Cryptosporidium sp. and Salmonella sp., Rotavirus

 

RECOMMENDED USAGE:

Introduce the syringe on to the back of the tongue and allow to swallow.

Calves and foals:

  •  Below 1 month of age: 10ml single dose
  •  1- 4 month of age: 15ml single dose, on appearance of the first signs of digestive upset; to be repeated 6 hours later for 2 days
  •  Above 4 months of age

 Adult horses: 15ml every 12 hours for 3 days

 Kids and Lambs:

  • Below 15 days of age: 2.5ml single dose
  • 15 days to 2 months of age: 5ml on appearance of the first signs of digestive upset; to be repeated 6 hours later for 2 days
  • Above 2 month of age: 10ml every 12 hours for 3 days

 

PACK: 60 ml syringe