Tylosin is a macrolide antibiotic with a bacteriostatic action against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria like Campylobacter, Mycoplasma, Pasteurella, Staphylococcus, Streptococcus and Treponema spp. and Mycoplasma.
Gastrointestinal and respiratory infections caused by tylosin sensitive micro-organisms, like Campylobacter, Mycoplasma, Pasteurella, Staphylococcus, Streptococcus and Treponema spp. in calves, goats, poultry, sheep and swine.
Hypersensitivity to tylosin.
Concurrent administration of penicillins, cephalosporins, quinolones and cycloserine.
Administration to animals with an active microbial digestion.
Diarrhoea, epigastric pain and skin sensitization can occur.
For oral administration:
Calves, goats and sheep:
Twice daily 5 g per 220 - 250 kg body weight for 5 - 7 days.
1 kg per 1500 - 2000 litres of drinking water for 3 - 5 days.
1 kg per 3000 - 4000 litres of drinking water for 5 - 7 days.
Note: for pre-ruminant calves, lambs and kids only.
- For meat:
Calves, goats, poultry and sheep : 5 days.
Swine : 3 days.