The Animal Health Division of WG Critical Care, LLC, a fully integrated pharmaceutical company, announced today that QUARTERMASTER Suspension (penicillin-dihydrostreptomycin in oil), FDA approved for intramammary use to reduce the frequency of existing infection and to prevent new infections with Staphylococcus aureus in dry cows, is now available from several major veterinary suppliers.

“QUARTERMASTER Suspension is being produced at the same location since its launch in 1974,” stated Vincent M. Durante, Senior Vice President, WG Critical Care, “but we completely modernized the physical plant to the most-current standards.” Justin Krichbaum, Director of Sales, added, “QUARTERMASTER Suspension has a very large and loyal following. It’s a thrill to be able to tell them that QUARTERMASTER Suspension is now available through several major veterinary suppliers, including MWI Veterinary Supply, Animal Health International, Midwest Veterinary Supply, and Henry Schein Animal Health.

QUARTERMASTER Suspension is a combination of 1,000,000 units of Procaine Penicillin G and 1 gram of Dihydrostreptomycin base, as Dihydrostreptomycin Sulfate. QUARTERMASTER Suspension is supplied in pails containing 144 x 10 mL syringes and 144 single-use alcohol pads. QUARTERMASTER Suspension is also supplied in cartons containing 12 x 10 mL syringes with 12 single-use alcohol pads. Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

For more information, visit the WG Critical Care Animal Health website or download the prescribing information.

About WG Critical Care, LLC

WG Critical Care, LLC is a fully integrated pharmaceutical company headquartered in Paramus, New Jersey. Its focus is to provide specialty markets with a reliable supply of veterinary products.

QUARTERMASTER is a registered trademark of West Agro Inc.

Indications: Intramammary use to reduce the frequency of existing infection and to prevent new infections with Staphylococcus aureus in dry cows.

Limitations: Not to be used within 6 weeks of freshening. Not for use in lactating cows. Milk taken from animals within 96 hours (8 milkings) after calving must not be used for food. Animals infused with this drug must not be slaughtered for food within 60 days from the time of infusion nor within 96 hours after calving. Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
Ingredients: Each 10 milliliters of suspension contains 1,000,000 units of Procaine Penicillin G and 1 gram of Dihydrostreptomycin base, as Dihydrostreptomycin Sulfate.