Linco-Ject 300

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Linco-Ject 300

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: AgriPharm

INJECTION 300 mg/mL

STERILE LINCOMYCIN HYDROCHLORIDE INJECTION

SWINE ANTIBIOTIC

brand of Lincomycin hydrochloride injectable

For Intramuscular Use in Swine Only

LINCO-JECT Injectable contains lincomycin hydrochloride, an antibiotic produced by Streptomyces lincolnensis var. lincolnensis, which is chemically distinct from all other clinically available antibiotics and is isolated as a white crystalline solid.

Linco-Ject 300 Indications For Swine

LINCO-JECT Injectable is indicated for the treatment of infectious forms of arthritis caused by organisms sensitive to its activity. This includes most of the organisms responsible for the various infectious arthritides in swine, such as the staphylococci, streptococci, Erysipelothrix and Mycoplasma spp.

It is also indicated for the treatment of mycoplasma pneumonia.

Contraindications

As with all drugs, the use of LINCO-JECT Injectable is contraindicated in animals previously found to be hypersensitive to the drug.

Warning

Swine intended for human consumption should not be slaughtered within 48 hours of latest treatment. Not for human use.

Linco-Ject 300 Caution

If no improvement is noted within 48 hours, consult a veterinarian.

Adverse Reactions

The intramuscular administration to swine may cause a transient diarrhea or loose stools. Although this effect has rarely been reported, one must be alert to the possibility that it may occur. Should this occur, it is important that the necessary steps be taken to prevent the effects of dehydration.

Linco-Ject 300 Dosage And Administration

For arthritis or mycoplasma pneumonia-5mg per pound of body weight intramuscularly once daily for three to seven days as needed. When using LINCO-JECT Injectable containing 300 mg/mL, 1 mL/60 lb. body weight will provide 5 mg/lb.

For optimal results, initiate treatment as soon as possible. As with any multi-dose vial, practice aseptic techniques in withdrawing each dose. Adequately clean and disinfect the vial closure prior to entry with a sterile needle and syringe. No vial closure should be entered more than 20 times.

How Supplied

LINCO-JECT Injectable is available in one concentration: 300 mg/mL.

300 mg/mL: For use in swine weighing 300 pounds or more. Each mL contains lincomycin hydrochloride equivalent to lincomycin, 300 mg; also Benzyl Alcohol, 9.45 mg added as preservative. Supplied in 100 mL vials.

Store at controlled room temperature: 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F) [see USP].

ANADA#: 200-315, Approved by F.D.A.

Mfd. in U.S.A.

Manufactured for Agripharm Products, Westlake, TX 76262 U.S.A.

Manufactured by Veterinary Laboratories, Inc., Lenexa, KS 66215, USA

Distributed by: Dealer Distribution of America

L-4636-04

Iss. 4-03

NAC No.: 14571531

AGRIPHARM
822 7TH STREET, SUITE 605, GREELEY, CO, 80631
Telephone:   817-859-3000
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