Limoxin-50

Oxytetracycline 5% injection

Solution for parenteral administration

  • Composition
  • Contains per ml:
  • Oxytetracycline base
    50 mg.
  • Excipients ad
    1 ml.

Description

Oxytetracycline belongs to the group of tetracyclines and acts bacteriostatic against many Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria like Bordetella, Campylobacter, Chlamydia, E. coli, Haemophilus, Mycoplasma, Pasteurella, Rickettsia, Salmonella, Staphylococcus and Streptococcus spp. The action of oxytetracycline is based on inhibition of bacterial protein synthesis. Oxytetracycline is mainly excreted in urine, for a small part in bile and in lactating animals in milk.

Indications

Arthritis, gastrointestinal and respiratory infections caused by oxytetracycline sensitive micro-organisms, like Bordetella, Campylobacter, Chlamydia, E. coli, Haemophilus, Mycoplasma, Pasteurella, Rickettsia, Salmonella, Staphylococcus and Streptococcus spp. in calves, goats, sheep and swine.

Contra indications

Hypersensitivity to tetracyclines.
Administration to animals with a seriously impaired renal and/or hepatic function.
Concurrent administration of penicillins, cephalosporins, quinolones and cycloserine.

Side effects

After intramuscular administration local reactions can occur, which disappear in a few days.
Discoloration of teeth in young animals.
Hypersensitivity reactions.

Dosage

For intramuscular or subcutaneous administration:
Full-grown animals : 1 ml per 5 - 10 kg body weight, for 3 - 5 days.
Young animals : 2 ml per 5 - 10 kg body weight, for 3 - 5 days.
Do not administer more than 10 ml in swine and more than 5 ml in calves, goats and sheep per injection site.

Withdrawal times

- For meat : 12 days.
- For milk : 5 days.

Packaging

Vial of 100 ml.
  • Calves
  • Pigs
  • Sheep
  • Goats

Product Code:

IO5
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