2.2lb ( 1000grams ) Oxytetracycline powder 98% light yellow, well soluble in water.
1 gram of substance contains :
Oxytetracycline hydrochloride – 98% = 980mg
Oxytetracycline is a tetracycline group antibiotic produced by Streptomyces rimosus. It has a wide range of antibacterial action, is active against many Gram-positive and Gram-negative microorganisms, including Escherichia, Salmonella, Staphylococcus, Streptomyces rimosus, Rickettsia and some types of mycoplasma; it does not affect the blue stick, proteins, most fungi and small viruses.
The mechanism of antibacterial action of oxytetracycline is based on suppression of protein synthesis of microbial cell (blockage of ribosomal function) and blockage of RNA synthesis.
The drug is intended for control (among populations with identified cases of disease) and treatment of diseases caused by microorganisms destroyed by oxytetracycline (pigs, calves, birds.
secondary infections associated with enzootic pneumonia, bacterial enteritis, arthritis and pig face.
Secondary infections after viral pneumonia, bacterial enteritis, arthritis, diphtheria of calves, omphalitis.
avian cholera, avian typhus, infectious rhinitis, infectious sinusitis, infectious synovitis, diarrhoea, microplasmosis, staphylococcal arthritis, false tuberculosis, E. coli purulent infections, secondary infections after infectious bronchitis, chronic respiratory diseases, infectious laryngotracheitis, avian smallpox.
Doses and method of administration:
The drug is injected together with drinking water:
For pigs: 20-40 mg / 2.2lb (1kg) live weight per day or 20 – 40 grams / 100 liters of water, for 3-5 days.
For calves: 10-20 mg / 2.2lb (1kg) body weight 2 times a day, for 3-5 days.
For birds: 3 grams / 3 liters of water, for 3-5 days.
Individual hypersensitivity of animals to tetracycline group antibiotics.
It is allowed to slaughter animals for meat no sooner than 6 days after the last use of the preparation. The meat of animals involuntarily killed before the expiry of the said period may be used for feeding carnivorous animals or for processing into meat and bone meal.
Milk obtained from animals during the treatment period and within 2 days after the last administration of oxytetracycline may not be used for food purposes. Such milk may be used after heat treatment for feeding animals.
Dry dark place, inaccessible for children at temperatures between 64-77F (18°C and 25°C).
Shelf life: 4 years from the date of manufacture.