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if a horse has an infection how much penicillin do you give

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if a horse has an infection how much penicillin do you give a horse who weighs 700 lbs and who has had a shot of pencilliin three days ago and how often and how many days can they take it for the infection from being gelded
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Horse Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Scott replied 3 years ago.
Hello there,

What type and concentration of penicillin are you using?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

injectable antibiotic in aqueous suspension 300,000 units per ml

Expert:  Dr. Scott replied 3 years ago.
Is it pen G, pen V?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
it is pencillin g
Expert:  Dr. Scott replied 3 years ago.
Procaine, sodium or benzathine?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
procaine
Expert:  Dr. Scott replied 3 years ago.
The low end dose would be 5.5 mls so 7 mls is the correct dose. It can be given every 12 hours as needed if you are seeing signs of infection. The duration depends on how fast the infection clears up. It may take 5-7 days. They usually get pretty unhappy about the needles by that point. The injections should be rotated as well so one spot does not get sore.

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