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Baylactam® 5

Baylactam® 5

Baylactam® 5

Sterile powder for injectable suspension

Therapeutically classification: Antibiotic

Composition: Each vial contains:

Penicillin G procaine  



Target species: Cattle, Horses, Sheep, Goats, Dogs and Cats


Baylactam® 5 exerts a bactericidal action on many gram-positive bacteria like Clostridium spp., Campylobacter spp., Haemophilus spp., Mannheimia heamolytica, Pasteurella multocida, Corynebacterium pyogenes, Listeria spp., Leptospira spp., Streptococcus spp., Bacillus anthracis, Actinomyces bovis.

It is used for treatment of arthritis, omphalitis, listeriosis, Septicemia, gastrointestinal infections, respiratory tract infections, urogenital tract infections, anthrax, tetanus, gas gangrene, malignant edema, leptospirosis, botulism, strangles, preoperative treatments and secondary infection caused by penicillin sensitive micro-organisms.

Mechanism of action:

Penicillin G exerts a bactericidal action against penicillin-susceptible microorganisms during the stage of active multiplication. It acts through the inhibition of biosynthesis of cell-wall mucopeptide. Penicillin G is active against many gram-positive and a limited number of gram-negative bacteria however not active against the penicillinase-producing bacteria.

The drug is distributed widely in the body tissues and highest levels are found in the kidneys with lower amounts in the liver, skin, and intestines. Penicillin G penetrates into all other tissues to a lesser degree at a very small level found in the cerebrospinal fluid. With normal kidney function, the drug is excreted rapidly by tubular excretion.

Dosage & administration:

Add 15 ml sterile WFI to the powder, shake well then use deep intramuscular injection immediately.      

Cattle: 44000- 66000 I.U/ kg B.W every 24 hours

Sheep and Goats: 24000- 66000 I.U/ kg B.W every 24 hours.

Horses: 22000- 44000 I.U/ kg B.W every 24 hours.

Dogs and Cats: 20000 I.U/ kg B.W every 24 hours.

Withdrawal time:

 Milk: 3 days after the last treatment

 Meat: 10 days after the last treatment

Contra- indications:

Do not administer IV injection.

Do not use in animals with hypersensitivity to penicillin.

Do not administer concurrently with bacteriostatic antibiotics like tetracycline.

Because of the possibility of procaine positive doping test, do not use penicillin G procaine, 2 weeks before racing.



Keep out of reach and sight of children.

Use only under the prescription of a veterinarian.


Do not store above 25°C, keep away from light and moisture.


25×20 ml flip off-capped vials in a box.

For Veterinary Use only