Contains per g:
Oxytetracycline hydrochloride 1,000 mg
Oxytetracycline is a broad-spectrum antibiotic, effective against a large number of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria (except Pseudomonas, Klebsiella and Proteus spp.).
Oxytetracycline hydrochloride is effective against Actinomyces, Rickettsia, Mycoplasma and Chlamydia and is therefore recommended for the treatment of Mortellaro, Moraxella bovis conjunctivitis in calves, atrophic Rhinitis and MMA syndrome in pigs, Pasteurella multocida and Mycoplasma infections in poultry. The antibiotic effect is bacteriostatic.
Do not administer to animals with an impaired kidney or liver function. Do not administer to animals with an active rumen and intestinal microbial flora, such as horses, cattle, guinea pigs and hamsters.
INCOMPATIBILITY WITH OTHER DRUGS:
Do not combine with other antibiotics like penicillin and cephalosporin.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:
For oral administration via feed or drinking water.
- Calves : 40 mg per kg bodyweight daily, during 3 – 7 days.
- Pigs : 400 g per 1,000 kg of feed, or 20 – 40 mg per kg bodyweight during 3 – 7 days.
- Poultry : 200 g per 1,000 litres of drinking water during 3 – 7 days.
Mixed with feed, the product should be used immediately. Medicated drinking water should be used within 24 hours.
Solutions in water become turbid on standing due to the precipitation of oxytetracycline. High concentrations of iron, copper and calcium in the water can result in formation of coagulation complexes.
- Calves : 8 days
- Poultry : 7 days
- Pigs : 5 days
Eggs : 5 days
Store in a dry, dark place between 2 °C and 25 °C.
Store in closed packing.
Keep medicine away from children.