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Contra-indications, warnings, etc
Do not use in cases of known hypersensitivity.
Not suitable for intravenous or intrathecal administration.
Do not use in small herbivores such as rabbits, hamsters, gerbils and guinea pigs.
Not effective against beta-lactamase producing organisms.
Occasional local tissue reaction may result from the use of this product.
Penicillins and cephalosporins may cause hypersensitivity (allergy, allergic skin reactions) after use. Allergic reactions may occasionally be serious (anaphylaxis).
Complete cross-resistance has been shown between amoxicillin and other penicillins, in particular amino-penicillins.
Use of the product/amoxicillin should be carefully considered when antimicrobial susceptibility testing has shown resistance to penicillins because its effectiveness may be reduced.
Withdrawal periods
Cattle: meat and offal: 18 days. Milk: 24 hours.
Sheep: meat and offal: 10 days. Not for use in sheep producing milk for human consumption.
Pigs: meat and offal: 16 days.
Operator warning
Penicillins and cephalosporins may cause hypersensitivity (allergy) following injection, inhalation, ingestion or skin contact. Hypersensitivity to penicillins may lead to cross reactions to cephalosporins and vice versa. Allergic reactions to these substances may occasionally be serious.
Do not handle this product if you know you are sensitised, or if you have been advised not to work with such preparations.
Handle this product with great care to avoid exposure, taking all recommended precautions.
If you develop symptoms following exposure, such as a skin rash, you should seek medical advice and show the doctor this warning. Swelling of the face, lips or eyes or difficulty with breathing, are more serious symptoms and require urgent medical attention.
Wash hands after use.