Oxytetracycline injection 5%
5% each ml contains Oxytetracycline 50 mg.
Oxytetracycline injection is a wide spectrum bacteriostatic antibiotic. It acts on gram-positive and gram-negative micro-organisms. It is particularly sensitive to streptococci, clostridia, E.coli, shigellae, brucellae, salmonellae, leptospirae. Etc. In addition, it is effective against some mycoplasmas, rickettsiae, chlamydiae, some protozoa and large viruses.
Treatment of diseases caused by Oxtetracycline-susceptible organisms in cattle, sheep and goats. Diseases including pneumonia and shipping fever complex associated with Pasteur ella spp and Haemophilus spp, infectious bovine kerato-conjunctivitis ( pinkeye ) caused by Moraxella bovis, foot rot and diphtheria caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum, bacterial enteritis( scours) caused by Escherichia coli, wooden tongue caused by Actinobacillus lignierisii; leptospirosis caused by Leptospira pomoma; wound infections and acute metritis caused by strains of staphylocci andstreptococci organisms sensitive to Oxytetracycline. For cattle: Bronchopneumonia and other respiratory infections, infections of the gastrointestinal tract, metritis, mastitis, septicaemia, puerperal infections, and secondary bacterial infections primarily caused by viruses, etc: For sheep and goats: Infections of respiratory, urogenital, gastrointestinal tract and hooves, mastitis, infected wounds, etc.
Usage and administration:
Administer by intramuscular injection. The dose of the active principle Oxytetracy-cline amounts to 10 mg/kg bodyweight of the animal. Administer for 3 – 5 days depending on the type and severity of the infection.
Side effect and contraindication:
Oxtetracycline injection 5% is not intended for cats, dogs and horses. It should not be given to animals in late pregnancy, animals with severe damages of liver and kidneys and to animals oversensitive to Oxytetraycline. Sometimes a temporary swelling on the injection site occurs.
Storage and expired time:
In a cool dry place under 25 centi-degrees, away from light.
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