Virbac India

Antibiotics

LIXEN® Safest antibiotic for birds

LIXEN® Powder is a first generation B-lactam cephalosporin group of antibiotic. It is a semi synthetic derivative of naturally occurring “Cephalosporin - C”.

  • Poultry

WHAT IS LIXEN® Powder?

LIXEN® Powder helps in preventing mortality and Fast acting antibiotic with higher Safety & Efficacy. It helps in Lower protein binding (10-15%). Achieves peak serum level within 1 hour. Lixen is a first generation B-lactam cephalosporin group of antibiotic. It is a semi-synthetic derivative of naturally occurring “Cephalosporin - C”.

RECOMMENDED for Doctors, Hospital and Medical Practitioners

WHY CHOOSE Lixen®?

Cephalexin has been a complete major advance in cephalosporin. Lixen is an antibiotic with a broad spectrum of activity with rapid & complete absorption, low degree of protein binding, high concentration in body fluids & tissues & high peak serum levels. 

It is water soluble & acid stable available as monohydrate.

Features Facts 

  • Acid stable, not destroyed in the stomach
  • Absorption: Well absorbed from the GI Tract, food does not interfere with absorption.     Bioavailability is between 74-90%. It penetrates well into pleural, synovial,     pericardial fluid and into most tissue spaces.
  • Serum protein binding: Less than 10-15%% (binding is reversible)
  • Blood serum level: Achieves peak serum level fast within an hour.
  • Excretion: 80-90% primarily through kidneys (i.e through urine) in 24 hours, mostly in the first  6 hours.
  • Safety: It is safe during pregnancy.

COMPOSITION

Each gram contains Cephalexin IP equivalent to anhydrous Cephalexin 75 mg

DOSAGE & DIRECTIONS FOR USE

To prevent Early Chick Mortality 20 g sachet for 1500 chicks for 5 days in drinking water.

STORAGE

For Treatment of Diseases:

20 g sachet for

1500 Chicks

250 Growers

100 Layers for 3-5 Days in drinking water

PACK SIZES

A box of 10 Sachets of 20 g each and a packet of 300 g plastic containers.

 

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