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3-Nitro

Generic Name: roxarsone granules
Dosage Form: FOR ANIMAL USE ONLY

3-Nitro®
20

Roxarsone
Type A Medicated Article

For increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency for growing chickens, growing turkeys, and growing-finishing swine.

For improved pigmentation of growing chickens and growing turkeys.

An aid in the treatment of swine dysentery (hemorrhagic enteritis or bloody scours).

Active drug ingredient

3-Nitro-4-hydroxyphenylarsonic acid (roxarsone)
(equivalent to 90.7 grams roxarsone per pound of product)
20%

Inactive ingredients

Roughage product, calcium carbonate, mineral oil 80%

Use directions

For increased rate of weight gain, improved feed efficiency, and improved pigmentation for growing chickens and growing turkeys

Mix 4 ounces (113.4 grams) to 8 ounces (226.8 grams) of 3-Nitro 20 in 2,000 pounds (909 kg) of a complete feed. These mixtures will provide 0.0025% to 0.005% (22.7 grams to 45.4 grams) of 3-Nitro-4-hydroxyphenylarsonic acid (roxarsone) in the feed.

Give continuously through the growing period.

For increased rate of weight gain and improved feed efficiency for growing-finishing swine

Mix 4 ounces (113.4 grams) to 6 ounces (170.1 grams) of 3-Nitro 20 in 2,000 pounds (909 kg) of a complete feed. These mixtures will provide 0.0025% to 0.00375% (22.7 grams to 34.1 grams) of 3-Nitro-4-hydroxyphenylarsonic acid (roxarsone) in the feed.

Give continuously through the growing-finishing period.

As an aid in the treatment of swine dysentery (hemorrhagic enteritis or bloody scours)

Mix 2 pounds (909 grams) of 3-Nitro 20 in 2,000 pounds (909 kg) of a complete feed. This mixture will provide 0.02% (181.5 grams) of 3-Nitro-4-hydroxyphenylarsonic acid (roxarsone) in the feed.

Give for no more than 6 consecutive days.

If improvement is not observed, consult a veterinarian.

Mixing Directions

To obtain a uniform distribution of the active drug ingredient in the finished feed, prepare an intermediate blend. Then add the appropriate amount of this to 2,000 pounds (909 kg) of finished feed to provide the desired concentration of active drug. Mix thoroughly.

Caution

Must be mixed thoroughly in feed before use.

Use as the sole source of organic arsenic. Use only as directed.

In case of swine dysentery, treated animals must actually consume enough medicated feed to provide a therapeutic dose.

Poultry and swine should have access to drinking water at all times.

Drug overdose or lack of water intake may result in leg weakness or paralysis.

Warning

Withdraw 5 days before slaughter.

Keep out of reach of children.

In mixing avoid inhaling dust.

Avoid contact of product with skin, eyes and clothing.

Wash thoroughly after handling.

Poison-Arsenic. Antidote

If swallowed, call a physician, poison control center, or hospital immediately. Induce vomiting by giving Ipecac syrup as directed.

Restricted Drug (California) - Use only as directed.
Not for human use.

Marketed by
ALPHARMA®
Alpharma, LLC
Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807

Net wt 50 LB (22.68 kg)

Trademarks registered
by Alpharma, LLC

500320 1007

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 22.68 kg Bag

3-Nitro®
20

ALPHARMA

Roxarsone
Type A Medicated Article

NADA 7-891, Approved by FDA

Net wt 50 LB (22.68 kg)

ALPHARMA®

3-Nitro®
20

3-Nitro 
roxarsone granule
Product Information
Product Type OTC TYPE A MEDICATED ARTICLE ANIMAL DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:46573-020
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
Roxarsone (Roxarsone) Roxarsone 90.7 g  in 0.45 kg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
Calcium Carbonate  
Mineral Oil  
Product Characteristics
Color YELLOW (light tan to yellow) Score     
Shape Size
Flavor Imprint Code
Contains         
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:46573-020-00 22.68 kg in 1 BAG
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
NADA NADA007891 01/01/2009
Labeler - Alpharma, LLC. (070954094)
Revised: 01/2011
 
Alpharma, LLC.



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