Virbac New Zealand

Antibiotics

Ovipen™

Long-acting antibiotic injection containing penicillin, used to treat bacterial infections in sheep

  • Sheep
  • AMR Class Green
    AMR Class Green
  • Antibiotic
    Antibiotic
  • NZ Made
    NZ Made

Ovipen™ is a long-acting antibiotic injection containing Procaine penicillin G and Benzathine penicillin G. It’s used to treat bacterial infections caused by penicillin-sensitive organisms in sheep.

  • Sheep species-specific injectable penicillin.
  • Convenient plastic pillow packs.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

  • Inject 1 ml/10 kg bodyweight in the upper neck, by subcutaneous, or intramuscular injection.

WITHHOLDING PERIODS

It is an offence for users of this product to cause residues exceeding the relevant MRL in the Food Notice: Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds.

  • Milk: 35 days
  • Meat: 30 days

PACK SIZES

Available in 100 ml plastic pillow packs.

 

This product is classified as green under Antibiotic Judicious Use Guidelines for the New Zealand Veterinary Profession. Green light antimicrobials are for ­first line therapy under therapeutic conditions. Visit nzva.org.nz/amr  or talk to your Vet to learn more. Please use antibiotics responsibly.

To learn more about Ovipen™, download the Product Profile below and talk to your Vet.

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Ovipen™ is a Restricted Veterinary Medicine. Available only under Veterinary Authorisation. Registered pursuant to the ACVM Act 1997, No. A7187.

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