Duplocillin LA is a long-acting penicillin in a ready-to-use aqueous suspension. Duplocillin LA contains 150,000 IU procaine penicillin and 150,000 IU benzathine penicillin per mL, providing high initial therapeutic levels with prolonged action.
For the treatment of infections caused by bacteria sensitive to penicillin where a long-acting therapy is required.
Duplocillin LA is absorbed in a biphasic manner. The procaine penicillin establishes therapeutic concentrations relatively quickly, while a prolonged effect is provided by penicillin presented as the benzathine salt.
Single dose penicillin
Formulation contains two different salts, giving biphasic absorption
- procaine penicillin is absorbed rapidly, giving the initial peak,
- benzathine penicillin forms a depot for prolonged action.
Available only under veterinary authorisation. ACVM Registration No. A4183.