BICOMARIN™ 5% Powder

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BICOMARIN™ 5% Powder*

  • Description: Bicozamycin benzoate powder for inclusion into fish feed

  • Active Ingredient: Bicozamycin

  • Formulation: 50mg bicozamycin benzoate per gram powder

  • Pharmacologic Properties: After orally administrated to fish bicozamycin benzoate is hydrolyzed by esterase in fish body and form bicozamycin. Bicozamycin is active against gram-negative bacteria. It is bactericidal against susceptible bacteria. Cross-resistance with other antibiotics is not observed.

  • Target Species: Perciformes (yellowtail, amberjack, sea bream, sea bass, tilapia, horse mackerel, etc)

  • Key Benefits:

    • The active ingredient (bicozamycin benzoate) is a pro-drug to enhance oral absorption for aquaculture use.

    • Photobacterium damsela sp. piscicida and gram-negative bacteria that are not susceptible to other antibiotics are susceptible to bicozamycin.

    • No cross resistance or transmission of resistant plasmid was observed during Bicomarin trials.

  • Dosage and Administration: 10mg/kg body weight a day for 5 consecutive days

  • Withdrawal time: Do not harvest the fish listed below before the time indicated:

    • Perciformes (yellowtail, amberjack, sea bream, sea bass, tilapia, horse mackerel, etc) : 27 days after last medication

  • Label Indications: Reduce mortality caused by below disease

    • Pseudotuberculosis in perciformes

  • Product Presentation: 5kg (500g sachet x 10)