Lincomix Soluble Powder (Canada)

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Lincomix Soluble Powder

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Zoetis

lincomycin hydrochloride soluble powder mfr. std.

Veterinary Use Only

DIN 00813761

Medicinal Ingredient

Each g of LINCOMIX soluble powder contains 400 mg lincomycin base (as lincomycin hydrochloride).

Lincomix Soluble Powder Indications

Chickens: For the treatment of necrotic enteritis in broiler chickens.

Swine: For the treatment of swine dysentery (bloody scours) associated with Serpulina (Treponema) hyodysenteriae.

Lincomix Soluble Powder Dosage And Administration

Chickens: At the first sign of disease, administer medication at the following dosage as the sole source of drinking water for 7 consecutive days.

80 g of LINCOMIX soluble powder will medicate 2000 litres of drinking water or 1 level scoop (4.7 g) per 120 litres of drinking water (providing 16 mg antibiotic activity per litre).

To prepare a stock solution, dissolve 80 g in 8 litres (1 level scoop in 470 mL) of water in a clean glass or plastic container, mix, and dispense 1 litre of stock solution per 250 litres of drinking water.

Automatic Proportioner Calibrated In Metric Units

Dissolve 80 g in water to make 8 litres of stock solution and set medicator to deliver 4.0 mL of stock solution per litre of drinking water

Automatic Proportioner Calibrated In U.s. Units

Dissolve 80 g in water to make 2 U.S. gallons of stock solution and set medicator to deliver 0.45 U.S. fluid ounce of stock solution per U.S. gallon of drinking water.

Swine: At the first sign of disease, administer medication at the following dosage as the sole source of drinking water and continue use until 5 days after the disappearance of bloody stools, up to a maximum of 10 consecutive days.

80 g of LINCOMIX soluble powder will medicate 960 litres of drinking water or 1 level scoop (4.7 g) per 55 litres of drinking water (providing 33 mg antibiotic activity per litre). To prepare a stock solution, dissolve 80 g in 8 litres (1 level scoop in 470 mL) of water in a clean glass or plastic container, mix, and dispense as shown in the following table.

Amount of Stock Solution

Amount of Drinking Water

1 litre

120 litres

2 litres

240 litres

4 litres

480 litres

8 litres

960 litres

Automatic Proportioner Calibrated In Metric Units

Dissolve 80 g in water to make 8 litres of stock solution and set medicator to deliver 8 mL of stock solution per litre of drinking water

Automatic Proportioner Calibrated In U.s. Units

Dissolve 80 g in water to make 2 U.S. gallons of stock solution and set medicator to deliver 1 U.S. fluid ounce of stock solution per U.S. gallon of drinking water.

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

CAUTIONS: 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 use of the drug.

If no improvement in disease condition is noted after 3 to 5 days of treatment, redetermine the diagnosis. 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).

Not for use in breeding swine.

Warnings

Swine: No drug withdrawal period is required before slaughter when LINCOMIX soluble powder is administered at the recommended concentration (33 mg per litre of drinking water).

Chickens: No drug withdrawal period is required before slaughter of broilers receiving LINCOMIX soluble powder at the approved concentration (16 mg per litre of drinking water).

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Storage

Store at a temperature between 15 and 25°C.

PRESENTATION: LINCOMIX soluble powder is available in 80 and 1500 gram bottles.

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

®Registered Trademark of Pharmacia & Upjohn Company LLC, Pfizer Canada Inc., Licensee

April 2012

1599-11-0

A76005-2, A73195-2

NAC No.: 1198293.4

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 Lincomix 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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