Oxytetravet 30% 

 

Each 1 ml contains :

Oxytetracycline ( as Dihydrate )         300 mg

It’s indicated for the treatment of conditions caused by or associated with organisms sensitive to Oxytetracycline including :

Brodetella bronchiseptica , Actinomyces pyogens , Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae , Pasteurella , Staphylococcus  spp , Streptococcus spp .

Certain mycoplasma , Rickttesia , Protozoa and Chlamydia are also sensitive to Oxytetracycline.

This product is indicated for the treatment and control of pasteurellosis , pneumoni , atrophic rhinitis , joint ill , navel ill , summer mastitis in cows , ovine keratoconjunctivitis ( pink- eye ) and enzootic abortion in sheep .

-To ensure a correct dosage, bodyweight should be determined as accurately as possible, to avoid under dosing .

-Administered by deep intramuscular injection .

-Oxytetravet 30% inj LA  can be administered at the standard dose of 20 mg/ kg bodyweight to obtain 3 to 4 days duration of activity or at high dose of 30 mg/ kg bodyweight for prolonged duration of activity ( i.e, activity maintained for 5 to 6 days ) .

 

Cattle and Sheep :

Standard dose : 20 mg / kg bodyweight ( 1 ml / 15 kg bodyweight ) .

High dose : 30 mg/ kg bodyweight ( 1 ml / 10 kg bodyweight ) .

 

Maximum recommended dosage at one site :

Cattle : 15 ml

Sheep : 5 ml

This product does not contain an antimicrobial preservative .Swab the septum before renewing each dose . Use sterile needle and syringe.

-    Not recommended to be used in horses, cats and dogs.

-    Use of tetracyclines during the period of tooth and bone development, including late pregnancy , may lead to discoloration .

-    Oxytetracycline therapy does not completely eliminate chlamydial infection in a flock.

-    If concurrent treatment is administered use a separate injection site.

Animals must not be slaughtered for human consumption during treatment .

20 mg / kg bodyweight dose :

Cattle ( Meat ) : 28 days

Sheep ( Meat ) : 28 days

 

30 mg / kg bodyweight dose :

Cattle ( Meat ) : 35 days

Sheep ( Meat ) : 28 days

 

Milk for human consumption must not be taken during treatment

Cattle ( Milk ) : 10 days

Sheep ( Milk ) : 8 days.

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

-Following withdrawal of the first dose, use the product within 28 days.