F10 Antiseptic Solution is a multi-purpose broad spectrum preparation, effective against a wide range of bacteria, fungi, viruses and spores.
It can be used as part of the treatment, or to help prevent (re-)infection, in a variety of clinical situations including wound irrigation and nebulisation.
licensed under the Exemption for Small Pet Animals
Available in as a concentrate in 200ml and 1 litre bottles, or in 1 litre 'ready-to-use' bottles (pre-diluted to a 1:250 concentration).
Use as a topical application to treat and help prevent re-infection in a variety of clinical situations.
Wound irrigation and treatment: Remove gross contamination as necessary. Prepare a 1:250 F10 Antiseptic Solution using normal saline and irrigate the wound site as required. Dressings can be soaked in the Antiseptic Solution and bandaged over the wound site.
Abscesses may also be flushed out using a prepared
1:250 solution. Abraded or inaccessible areas not suitable for high
volume flushing can be sprayed with the Antiseptic Solution and allowed
Large volume lavage: Where required a 1:250
solution can be used within the abdominal cavity as an antiseptic lavage
in cases of sepsis, organ perforation or rupture or inadvertent leakage
during surgery. Excess liquid should be removed before closure.
Soaking of surgical swabs for placing under organs during surgery to reduce bacterial contamination following potential fluid leakage.
Respiratory conditions: Nebulise using a 1:250 F10
Antiseptic Solution made with distilled water for a period of 20-30
minutes once or twice daily for as long a period as determined by
response to therapy. F10 Antiseptic Solution has not been shown to interfere with other medication concurrently delivered by nebulisation.
Sinus and nasal flushing: For the removal of accumulated mucous, inflammatory material and the control of infection. Use a 1:250 of F10
Antiseptic Solution made with normal saline. Restrain the animal with
its head downwards to avoid aspiration and syringe the cavity as
Oral use: A 1:500 to 1:1000 solution can be used as a crop lavage.
Skin, scale and feather decontamination: Treat the
patient by spraying, soaking or washing with a 1:250 F10 Antiseptic
Solution or by placing it in a nebulising chamber until the body surface
is thoroughly moistened. Leave to air dry. Full body emersion in a 1:3000 solution has been shown to be
effective at treating skin problems in some species of reptile and
videos page, for a series of videos on the use of treatment products with exotic patients
A 35 day trial using day old broiler chicks restricted to treated drinking water (1:250) showed no residues in tissues of breast and thigh meat, liver and kidney.
An easily applied preparation, including the F10 actives, ideal as a topical application to treat wounds and help prevent (re-)infection
For wound treatment with the capabilities of repelling flies and preventing/eliminating fly strike
For treating yeast (Malasseziasis) and fungal conditions, such as those causing ringworm, as well as helping to control superficial bacterial infections
We are happy to help, and advise on the use of this product and how it can fit with your treatment protocols. Please contact us for any information.
The F10 product range is developed and manufactured by Health and Hygiene in South Africa.
This veterinary medicine is legally marketed in accordance with the Exemption for Small Pet Animals, administered by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate of the UK. This Scheme applies to medicines for administration to a number of species which are kept exclusively as pets: - pigeons, cage birds (including birds of prey), tortoises, small rodents (including hamsters, guinea pigs, mice and rats), rabbits and ferrets.
These veterinary medicines may be used on other species, if in the opinion of the veterinarian, the product would be the most effective treatment for the indications presented.
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