Vial of Oxytetra L.A. Oxytetracycline (as hydrochloride) 200mg/mL. Broad spectrum antibiotic for cattle, sheep and pigs.

Oxytetracycline (as hydrochloride) 200mg/mL in a clear, yellow, aqueous solution for injection.

 

Action:
Inhibits protein synthesis in the cell wall of the target micro-organism.

Indication:
Broad spectrum antibiotic for treatment and prevention of diseases caused by tetracycline-sensitive organisms, such as those that may cause pneumonia, mastitis, metritis, leptospirosis and pasteurellosis in cattle, sheep and pigs.

 

Contraindication:
Severe liver or kidney insufficiency. Hypersensitivity to tetracyclines.

Toxicity/Overdose/Antidote: Mice, rabbits, rats and dogs tolerate 50mg/kg.

 

DOSAGE:
Give by deep i/m injection into the anterior half of the neck.

ALL SPECIES: Give 20mg/kg, which is 1mL/10kg. No more than 20mL should be administered at any one injection site. With severe infection, the same dose may be repeated after 48 hours.

Side Effects:
General toxicity is low, although collapse has been reported in weak and debilitated animals.

Special Precautions:
Not for intravenous injection. Occasional anaphylactic or allergic reactions can occur with the use of oxytetracycline in hypersensitive animals. Adrenaline, antihistamines and/or corticosteroids are indicated in such cases. Use of tetracyclines during the period of tooth development, including late pregnancy, may lead to tooth discolouration.

 

Withholding Times:
MILK: Cattle: Milk intended for sale for human consumption must be discarded during treatment and for not less than 168 hours (14 milkings) following the last injection. Sheep: Milk intended for sale for human consumption must be discarded during treatment and for not less than 35 days following the last treatment.

MEAT: Cattle producing meat and offal for human consumption must not be sold for slaughter either during treatment or within 21 days of the last treatment. Sheep producing meat and offal for human consumption must not be sold for slaughter either during treatment or within 91 days of the last treatment. Pigs producing meat and offal for human consumption must not be sold for slaughter either during treatment or within 63 days of the last treatment.

 

Other Information:
Store below 25°C, protected from light.  

Keep out of reach of children.

Safety Data Sheet available upon request

Oxytetra LA

    • Oxytetracycline (as hydrochloride) 200mg/mL in a clear, yellow, aqueous solution for injection.
    • Packed in 100mL vials.

     

    Product code: 9606

     

    Restricted Veterinary Medicine: A4850

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