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Linco-Spectin 100 Soluble Powder (Canada)

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Linco-Spectin 100 Soluble Powder

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Zoetis

lincomycin hydrochloride and spectinomycin sulfate soluble powder

Veterinary Use Only

antibiotic

for chickens and swine

DIN 00813818

MEDICINAL INGREDIENTS:

Lincomycin (as lincomycin hydrochloride), 33.3 g and Spectinomycin (as spectinomycin sulfate), 66.7 g per 150 g.

Linco-Spectin 100 Soluble Powder Indications

As an aid in the prevention and treatment of Chronic Respiratory Disease (CRD, Airsacculitis) associated with Mycoplasma and coliform infections in growing chickens, and for the treatment of swine dysentery (bloody scours) associated with Brachyspira (Serpulina) hyodysenteriae.

Linco-Spectin 100 Soluble Powder Dosage And Administration

Chickens

Add the contents of this bottle to 120 litres of drinking water (provides 833 mg antibiotic activity per litre). For automatic medicators, set to deliver 7.8 mL of stock solution per litre of drinking water (1 oz. per US gal); prepare stock solution by dissolving contents of this bottle in 0.9 litres of water.

Prevention - Administer at the above dosage for the first 3 to 5 days of life and again for one or two days at about 4 weeks of age. The longer period (5 days) of initial administration is recommended if disease has been a problem in the past on the premises.

Treatment - At the first sign of the disease, administer at the above dosage as the sole source of drinking water for 5 to 7 days.

Swine

Add the contents of this bottle to 1500 litres of drinking water (provides 67 mg antibiotic activity per litre). For automatic medicators set to deliver 7.8 mL of stock solution per litre (1 oz. per US gal); prepare stock solution by dissolving the contents of this bottle in 11.7 litres of water.

Treatment - At the first sign of the disease, administer at the above dosage as the sole source of drinking water for 4 to 7 days.

Important - Fresh medicated drinking water should be provided daily. Store stock solutions in closed glass containers in a cool place and discard after 7 days.

Warning

Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 72 hours for chickens and 5 days for swine after the latest treatment with this drug./This product must not be used in laying birds./KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Linco-Spectin 100 Soluble Powder Caution

(1) Treated pigs may develop some stool softening or mild diarrhea within 18 to 36 hours. Signs of mild irritation and swelling of the anus and/or vulva may be associated with the stool changes. These side effects are transient and are self correcting by the fifth to seventh day of treatment. Should these reactions be more severe than described above, discontinue the use of the drug. If no improvement in disease condition is noted after 3 to 5 days of treatment, re-determine the diagnosis. (2) Do not allow rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, horses, dairy cattle, or other ruminants access to feeds and/or drinking water containing lincomycin. Ingestion by these species may result in severe gastrointestinal effects or metabolic disorders (i.e. Ketosis in dairy cattle). (3) For oral use only.

Storage

Store at a temperature between 15 and 25 °C.

PRESENTATION: Linco-Spectin 100 soluble powder is available in 150 g bottles.

® Registered trademark of Pfizer Enterprises SARL; Pfizer Canada Inc., Licensee.

Pfizer Animal Health, Pfizer Canada Inc., Kirkland QC H9J 2M5

59-60123-0-13

A73030-1

NAC No.: 11982944

ZOETIS CANADA
16,740 TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY, KIRKLAND, QC, H9H 4M7
Order Desk:   800-663-8888
Technical Services Canada:   800-461-0917
Technical Services USA:   800-366-5288
Website:   www.zoetis.ca
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Linco-Spectin 100 Soluble Powder information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the Canadian product label or package insert.

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