Oxytetracycline is a broad spectrum antibiotic that is isolated from an actinomycete (Streptomyces rimosus), widely absorbable intravenously, subcutaneously or intramuscularly, where therapeutic levels appear from 15 to 30 minutes persisting for many hours. It is rapidly distributed in tissues and fluids (with the exception of cerebrospinal fluid). It is eliminated via the urinary tract. It is the antibiotic of choice in cases of: Acute, subacute and chronic mastitis. Arthritis, laminitis, bursitis, myositis, and eye infections. Respiratory and urogenital infections. Dermatitis, allergy and urticaria. Brucellosis, pa-teurellosis, and diphtheria of calves. Wounds Actinobacillosis, anaplasmosis, and babesiosis. For the treatment of pasteurellosis, erysipellosis, leptospirsis, metritis and mastitis in pigs. In cattle for the treatment of anasplasmosis, pasteurella pneumonia, infectious pneumonitis, gabarro and actinomycosis. Tetracycline is effective for the treatment of diseases caused by Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, mycoplasmas, certain rickettsiae, protozoa and psittacosis (Chlamydia) germs, which cause lymphogranuloma. In cattle for the selective treatment of anaplasmosis, leptospirosis, pneumonia, actinobacillosis, gabarro, systemic mastitis, black leg and to prevent infections and pneumonic pasteurellosis. In sows for the prevention and treatment of pneumonic pasteurellosis, MMA syndrome (metritis, mastitis, agalactia); indicated after castrations and to prevent postoperative infections. In sheep and goats for the treatment of infectious pneumonia, enzootic abortion, black leg, gabarro, mastitissitema, infectious arthritis and infected wounds.
USE IN: Cattle, Equines, Goats, Sheep and Swine
DOSAGE: 1 mL per 10 kg of body weight (equivalent to 15 mg per kg of body weight of oxytetracycline HCl).
ROUTE OF ADMINISTRATION: Deep intramuscular.
WARNINGS: Do not consume the milk of treated animals until 5 days after its last application. Do not consume meat from treated animals until 30 days after the last treatment. Do not administer in allergic animals. Do not administer in females.
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