Tetramed

Generic Name: tetracycline hydrochloride
Dosage Form: FOR ANIMAL USE ONLY

Tetramed 324 HCA Soluble Powder (tetracycline hydrochloride) ANADA 200-374, Approved by FDA

Indications:  For use in the control and treatment of the following conditions is swine, calves and poultry.

For Swine and Calves: 

Indications: Use for the control and treatment of bacterial enteritis (scours) caused by Escherichia coli; bacterial pneumonia associated with Antinobacillus pleuropneumoniae, Pasteurella spp. and Klebsiella spp. sensitive to tetracycline hydrochloride.


RECOMMENDED DOSAGE LEVEL:

Use soluble powder in drinking water at a drug level of tetracycline hydrochloride per gallon to provide 10 mg/lb of body weight per day in divided doses.



Residue Warning

WARNING:

SWINE - Do not slaughter animals for food purposes within 4 days of treatment.

CALVES - Do not slaughter animals for food purposes within 5 days of treatment.  A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in pre-ruminating calves.

Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.

CAUTION:  Do not use for more than 5 consecutive days.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE:  Administer for 3-5 days.

FOR CHICKENS

INDICATIONS:  Use for the control of chronic respiratory disease (CRD) and air sac disease caused by Mycoplasma gallisepticum and Escherichia coli; infectious synovitis caused by Mycoplasma synoviae sensitive to tetracycline hydrochloride.

RECOMMENDED DOSAGE LEVEL:  CRD and air sac disease: Use soluble powder in the drinking water at a drug level of 400-800 mg tetracycline hydrochloride per gallon.  Infectious synovitis: Use soluble powder in the drinking water at a drug level of 200-400 mg tetracycline hydrochloride per gallon.



FOR TURKEYS

INDICATIONS:  Use for the control of infectious synovitis caused by Mycoplasma synoviae; bluecomb (transmissible enteritis, coronaviral enteritis) complicated by organisms sensitive to tetracycline hydrochloride.

RECOMMENDED DOSAGE LEVEL:  Infectious synovitis: Use soluble powder in the drinking water at a drug level of 400 mg tetracycline hydrochloride per gallon.  Bluecomb: Use soluble powder in the drinking water at a drug level of tetracycline hydrochloride per gallon to provide 25 mg/lb of body weight per day in divided doses.

WARNING:  Do not slaughter birds for food within 4 days of treatmen.

CAUTION:  Not for use in turkeys and chickens producing eggs for human consumption.

Do not use for more than 14 consecutive days.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE:  Administer for 7-14 days.  Medicate at first clinical signs of disease or when experience indicates the disease may be a problem.

GENERAL CAUTION:  When used in plastic or stainless steel waterers prepare fresh solution every 24 hours.  When used in galvanized waterers or automatic medicators, prepare fresh solution every 12 hours.  Prepare fresh stock solution every 12 hours.  Use as sole source of tetracycline.  Diagnosis should be reconsidered if improvement is not noticed within 3 days.  The concentration of drug required in medicated water must be adequate to compensate for variations in the age and class of animals, feed consumption, and environmental temperature and humidity, each of which affects water consumption.

MIXING DIRECTIONS

FOR SWINE, CALVES AND TURKEYS:  2.52 oz. (two scoops) dissolved in 500 mL (approximately 17 fl. oz.) of warm water will provide a stock solution of 100 mg of tetracycline hydrochloride activity per mL.

FOR TURKEYS ONLY:  This stock solution when metered at approximately 1 oz. per gallon will proved drinking water containing 2,957 mg of tetracycline hydrochloride activity per gallon


The contents for two scoops are sufficient to deliver the recommended daily dosage levels as follows:

At 25 mg/lb of body weight................2,040 total lbs. of turkeys to be medicated.

At 10 mg/lb of body weight................5,100 total lbs. of swine or calves to be medicated.

Individual calf treatment....................5 mL (1 measuring teaspoonful) twice daily for each 100 lbs. of body weight administered as a drench or by dose syringe.



FOR CHICKENS AND TURKEYS:  To arrive at the recommended dosages, use the contents of 2 scoops to prepare stock solutions as follows:

200 mg/gallon - dissolve 2 scoops (2.52 oz.) in 7,570 mL warm water (2 gallons)

400 mg/gallon - dissolve 2 scoops (2.52 oz.) in 3,785 mL warm water (1 gallon)

800 mg/gallon - dissolve 2 scoops (2.52 oz.) in 1,892 mL warm water (0.5 gallon)

These stock solutions should then be metered into drinking water at approximately 1 oz. per gallon.

At 200-800 mg/gallon two scoops will provide 63.8 to 255 gallons of medicated drinking water.




SPECIAL DIRECTIONS FOR BABY CALVES AND BABY PIGS:

Administer this product one hour before or two hours after feeding milk or milk replacers.

Provide clean (unmedicated) drinking water at all times.

NOTE:  When using a watering trough, this product is to be administered twice a day in the drinking water of swine, calves and poultry.  One-half of the recommended daily dosage level of antibiotic is to be consumed during each administration period, thus providing the drug in divided doses.  The contents of this container (25 lb) will provide sufficient drug to treat 810,000 total pounds of swine or calves for a single days at the recommended dosage level of 10 mg/lb of body weight in divided doses.  Or the contents of this container will treat 324,000 lbs of turkeys when supplied at 25 mg/lb or at 200-800 mg/gallon will provide 10,125 to 40,500 gallons of medicated drinking water for chickens or turkeys.

Package Label Display Panel

Tetramed 324 HCA

(tetracycline hydrochloride)

Soluble Powder

Each pound contains 324 g of tetracycline hydrochloride

FOR ANIMAL USE ONLY

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Restricted Drug (California) - Use Only as Directed

ANADA 200-374, Approved by FDA

NET WEIGHT:  2.27 kg (5 lb.)

Tetramed 324 HCA 
tetracycline hydrochloride powder
Product Information
Product Type OTC ANIMAL DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:61133-5803
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
tetracycline hydrochloride (tetracycline) tetracycline hydrochloride 1620 g  in 2.27 kg
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:61133-5803-4 2.27 kg in 1 PAIL
2 NDC:61133-5803-5 11.34 kg in 1 PAIL
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
ANADA ANADA200-374 05/13/2009
Labeler - Bimeda, Inc. Division of Cross Vetpharm Group (043653216)
Revised: 01/2010
 
Bimeda, Inc. Division of Cross Vetpharm Group



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