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Clinical particulars
Target species
Indications for use, specifying the target species
The veterinary medicinal product is indicated as an oral rehydration therapy for the treatment of diarrhoea in calves by reversing the process of dehydration, acidosis and loss of electrolytes associated with diarrhoea, whether caused by bacteria, viruses, cryptosporidia or inappropriate nutrition.
Special warnings for each target species

In severe cases of dehydration some animals may require additional intravenous re-hydration therapy. In such cases consult a veterinary surgeon.
Special precautions for use
Special precautions for use in animals
Not applicable.
Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the veterinary medicinal product to animals
Not applicable.
Special precautions for the protection of the environment
Not applicable.
Other precautions
Adverse reactions (frequency and seriousness)
Target species: Calves
None known.
Reporting adverse events is important. It allows continuous safety monitoring of a veterinary medicinal product. Reports should be sent, preferably via a veterinarian, to either the marketing authorisation holder or the national competent authority via the national reporting system. See also the last section of the package leaflet for contact details.
Use during pregnancy, lactation or lay
Not applicable.
Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
None known.
The veterinary medicinal product has been shown to be compatible with oral antibiotics such as amoxicillin, ampicillin and oxytetracycline.
Amounts to be administered and administration route
For oral administration only.
The contents of sachets A and B should be added to 2 litres (approximately 3.5 pints) of fresh water, at a temperature of about 35°C.
Scouring calves
Immediately scour symptoms show, withdraw milk or milk replacer and offer 2 litres of solution twice daily for two days (four feeds). For the next four feeds offer 1 litre of product solution added to 1 litre of milk or milk replacer. Thereafter feed as normal.
Duration of treatment
If the scouring is established or severe, thus causing serious dehydration, the
solution should be fed three or four times daily. The product may be used on its own for a maximum of four days.
Ensure that adequate colostrums is fed to all calves.
General recommendations
Keep feeding utensils clean.
Any medicated water which is not consumed within 24 hours should be discarded.
Overdose (symptoms, emergency procedures, antidotes), if necessary
No adverse effects are to be expected from an accidental overdose.
Withdrawal period(s)
Meat: Zero days.