Oxytetravet 20%

 

Each 1 ml contains :

Oxytetracycline (As Dihydrate)    200 mg

Indicated in the treatment and control of a wide range of diseases in cattle , sheep  and goats :

Cattle : for the treatment and control of pasteurellosis and pneumonia caused by Oxytetracycline- sensitive organisms , may also be of value for the treatment of foul in the foot .

Sheep and Goat : for the control of enzootic abortion and pneumonia caused by Oxytetracycline- sensitive organisms .

Aid in the treatment of infectious ovine keratoconjunctivitis ( pinky-eye ) and  in lambs , of tick –borne fever . May also be of value in the treatment of tick – pyaemia in lambs .

Administered by deep intramuscular injection at the rate of 1 ml per 10 kg bodyweight , which is equivalent to 20 mg Oxytetracycline per kg .

It is recommended that the following amounts of Oxytetravet 20% LA Inj at one site should not be exceeded :

Cattle: 10 ml .

Sheep and Goat : 5 ml.

Effective blood levels are maintained for up to 72 hours in cattle and 48 hours in sheep . Because of the sustained blood levels attained at the above dosage rates with oxytetravet 20% LA Inj , one treatment is usually sufficient.

- Not to be injected subcutaneously .

- Not for use in ewes producing milk for human consumption.

- Do not use in animals with known hypersensitivity to the active ingredient.

- Not recommended to use in horses, cats and dogs.

-Animals must not be slaughtered for human consumption during treatment .

-Animals may be slaughtered for human consumption only after 21 days from the last treatment.

-Milk for human consumption must not be taken during treatment .

-Milk from treated cows may be taken for human consumption only after 7 days( at the 15th milking in animals milked twice daily ) from the last treatment .

Store in a dry and dark place at a temperature below 30 ˚C.