Bisolvon Oral Powder

Bisolvon Oral Powder
5g Sachet » Box of 40

  • 5g Sachet » Box of 40 £92.99
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Description

Bisolvon powder is added to food once or twice daily. It is used in dogs, cats, pigs and cattle. Bisolvon acts to help clear mucus from the respiratory tract and is useful where the accumulation of mucus might be detrimental. This occurs in respiratory infections and some other respiratory diseases. It is possible that Bisolvon increases the concentration of some antibiotics within the mucus when given concurrently, though this has not been proven to be of benefit.

Presentation

Powder for oral solution or in-feed use. Each gram contains 10 mg bromhexine hydrochloride per gram.

Uses

Bisolvon is a mucolytic for use as an aid to the treatment of respiratory disease in cattle, pigs, dogs and cats where mucus is a complicating factor.

Cattle, calves, pigs, piglets, dogs and cats

- all respiratory infections.

Dosage and administration

For oral administration in the feed or drinking water. Add to feed or drinking water immediately before administration.

Table 1: Bisolvon Powder Dosage Guide

Species

Dose of Bromhexine Hydrochloride (mgkg−-1)

Total Daily Dose of Powder

(g)

Frequency

Duration of treatment (d)

Cattle

0.5 mg/kg

5 g/100 kg

once daily

5 days

Pigs

0.2-0.5 mg/kg

2-5 g/100 kg

once daily

5 days

Dogs

2.0 mg/kg

2g/10 kg

twice daily

5 days

Cats

1.0 mg/kg

0.5g /5kg

once daily

7 days

Species

Bodyweight (kg)

Dose of Bisolvon Powder (g)

No. of white (5 g) scoops

No. of blue (0.5g) scoops

Calves

100

5

1

-

Cattle

400

20

4

-

Pigs

100

2-5

½-1

-

Dogs

5

0.5

-

1

15

1.5

-

3

Cats

5

0.5

-

1

The 100g and 500g packs contain a white scoop, delivering approximately 5 g when filled level. The sachet pack contains blue measuring scoops delivering approximately 0.5g when filled level, suitable for small animal doses.

Table 1 illustrates use of these measures on a per scoop basis.

Contra-indications, warnings, etc

Not for use in cows producing milk for human consumption.

Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste material derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. In case of accidental eye contact, flush the affected eye with copious amounts of clean running water. Wash hands and exposed skin after administering the product.

Withdrawal Periods

Cattle - 2 days

Pigs - Zero days

Pharmaceutical precautions

Store below 25°C. Store in a dry place.

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Keep container in outer carton.

Do not use after the expiry date stated on the label and carton.

After opening a sachet, use the contents within a few days and re-seal as well as possible between doses. Any unused material should be discarded within 7 days. Discard any remaining medicated feed or drinking water which is not consumed within 24 hours.

Legal category

POM-V

Packaging Quantities

40×5 g sachets.

Further information

May be used in conjunction with antibiotics and/or sulphonamides, bronchodilators etc. Bisolvon has been shown to increase mucocillary clearance in calves suffering from respiratory disease.

When Bisolvon is administered simultaneously with oxytetracycline in cattle and pigs, the levels of the antibiotic in the bronchial mucus are considerably increased (by more than 40%). The clinical significance of this action is uncertain.

Marketing authorisation number

Vm 00015/4072.

GTIN (Global Trade Item No)

Bisolvon 10 mg/g Oral Powder

5012917015553

Need help or advice? Contact us:

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All prices include VAT where applicable.

Delivery Information

How quickly do you deliver?

Under almost all products on our website is an Estimated dispatch time, check this for a delivery prediction specific to the item you are looking to purchase. These badges are updated live based on the stock levels we have and also those of our suppliers - so are usually very accurate, but cannot be guaranteed. In more general terms, we aim to dispatch all orders within 1 working day of receiving payment (and a prescription if required). If we cannot do so within 3 working days we will contact you by email.

What do you charge for delivery?

For UK delivery, we charge the following:

Order Total Weight Delivery
£0-£28.99 Under 2kg £2.99
2kg+ £4.99
£29-£38.99 Under 2kg Free
2kg+ £4.99
£39+ Under 2kg Free
2kg+ Free

Prices quoted are for delivery to all parts of mainland UK except certain Scottish postcodes (where the price is higher for items sent by courier. Delivery of food abroad (including Channel Islands, N. Ireland and other islands around the UK) is charged at a higher price and free delivery is not available. Temperature controlled products, such as Insulin, are also not always subject to the standard and/or free delivery options.

For full information on our delivery charges, including prices on heavy deliveries to Scotland and abroad, see our delivery information page.

We can deliver most items to all around the world, but prices do vary. The majority of light weight orders (less than 1.5kg) can be delivered for a flat rate of £10. For an accurate estimate of the delivery charge, please put the items you require in your basket and use the "Estimate Delivery" system on the shopping basket page (you only need to enter your country and postal/zip code) for a quick quote. For deliveries to the USA you may need to go to the checkout page and enter your full address to get a quote (as some services need your state in order to quote too). For more information on international deliveries, please see our delivery information page.

Delivery of aerosols

Due to air freight restrictions aerosols cannot ever be sent abroad by Royal Mail. We appreciate your understanding.

Delivery of temperature controlled items

Some products, such as insulin and frozen food, need to be delivered in insulated packaging to prevent them from getting too warm (or too cold) during transit from us to you. Purchasing any of these items in your order will result in a £1.99 charge being added to the total to cover the high cost of the insulated packaging materials. You only pay the £1.99 once per order, regardless of how many temperature controlled items you purchase in that order.

How do I cancel or return an order?

Please call us as soon as possible if you need to amend or cancel an order on 01582 842096. If your order has been processed for dispatch we will be unable to cancel or amend the order. You will however be able to return your product for a full refund*.

To return an item, you must contact us by phone or email to arrange this BEFORE posting any product back to us. We will explain the process at this stage for you.

*For full details on returns, see our terms and conditions page.

Reviews

Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Bisolvon Oral Powder, including answers from our team.

20 March 2018 8:55am

Bisolvon

Melanie

Hi Bisolvon has been very helpful in treating my Persian cat who suffers regularly from blocked nose and sinuses which makes breathing very hard work for her. When asked our vet advised it was possible to keep her on Bisolvon on an ongoing daily basis, which I have done and occasionally I have increased the dose when a bad attack was threatening. She's been on this medication for about 5 months. However the cat also now gets coughing/wheezing attacks most days as if she is trying to clear liquid from throat or lungs. It's just occurred to me that these coughing fits have only started in recent months - so could it be a side effect from the mucolytic? Affecting the viscosity in her chest/throat adversely? My plan is to stop the Bisolvon for a while (unless she gets a bad nasal attack) to see if wheezing attacks improve. It's as if she is trying to bring up a fur ball - and movement will trigger it (eg picking her up). And if I put her back on Bisolvon I will stick to recommended dose. I would welcome your thoughts?
Clemmie is not helped by her poor Persian face design so if her nose gets blocked she really struggles to breathe. She is 16 and otherwise healthy.

  • Veterinary Advisor

Bisolvon will make the mucus less sticky and easier to cough up. The coughing attacks your cat is having are likely to be helping clear her airways. I would not stop the Bisolvon if your vet has recommended she stays on it. Coughing in my opinion is preferable to struggling to breathe though you should discuss this with your vet if you do decide to stop treatment.

14 March 2014 3:18pm

How long does it take to work

sarah

My cat has been put on bisolvon by the vet for cat flu.he has been on it for 24hrs when will I notice it is working

  • Veterinary Advisor

Nothing will suddenly make your cat completely better. Bisolvon often helps to clear the airways a little, but it is not very powerful and cat flu is not easy to treat. You have to give the treatment a bit more time perhaps. Otherwise, see your vet again.

17 July 2013 10:06am

Poultry

bahar

Hi
I would like to know if bisolvon can be used in poultry too?

  • Veterinary Advisor

Bisolvon can be used in poultry and is effective. 1 sachet per 10kg bodyweight has been used as a dose, once or twice daily. Always talk to your own vet about this first. Standard withdrawal periods should be followed where applicable.