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Neo-Tetramed (Canada)

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This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Medprodex

Soluble Powder for Chickens, Turkeys, Swine and Calves


Package sizes 400 g/10 kg

DIN 01976338

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: 100 g contains 20 g Tetracycline HCl USP and 20 g Neomycin sulfate USP (14 g of neomycin base).

NEO-TETRAMED is a water soluble antibiotic powder for the treatment of susceptible bacterial infections in chickens, turkeys, swine and calves. Neo-Tetramed contains two antibiotics: neomycin and tetracycline. The first one is known for its action against E. Coli and other bacteria in the digestive systems, and the second one is a broad-spectrum antibiotic readily absorbed from the digestive tract for activity throughout the body.

Neo-Tetramed Indications

Chickens and Turkeys - For use as an aid in the treatment of infectious diseases caused by micro-organisms sensitive to tetracycline and neomycin such as C.R.D., bluecomb, synovitis and enteritis.

Swine and Calves - As an aid in the treatment of scours (bacterial enteritis) and respiratory diseases.

Dosage & Administration:

Chickens and Turkeys - Add 400 to 800 g per 900 L of drinking water for 3 to 5 days.

Swine (scours) - Add 2 g of powder to 170 mL of water, per 45 kg of body weight as a drench or mix 100 g per 225 L of drinking water for 4 or 5 days.

Newborn piglets (scours) - Mix 4 g of powder with 60 mL of water and give 5 mL of the solution to each piglet 2 times a day for 4 or 5 days.

Swine and newborn piglets (respiratory diseases) - Add 4 g of powder to 170 mL of water per 45 kg of body weight or 200 g per 225 L of drinking water and give for 4 or 5 days.

Calves (scours) - Individual treatment: Add 2 g of powder to 60 mL of water or milk substitute per 45 kg of body weight as a drench.

Herd treatment: Add 2 g of powder per 4.5 L of water or 100 g per 225 L of drinking water for 4 or 5 days.

Calves (respiratory diseases) - Double the above dose.


Fresh solutions should be prepared each day. The dose is based on an average water intake. Care must be taken to ensure adequate water intake.

One teaspoon (5 mL) equals 4 g.


Store in a dry, cool place below 23°C.


Treated animals must not be slaughtered for at least: Calves - 30 days, Swine - 14 days, Turkeys - 14 days, Broiler chickens - 7 days, after the latest treatment with this drug. This product must not be used in laying birds


Medprodex Inc., 11 Ellens Street, P.O. Box 399, Mitchell, ON N0K 1N0

Distributed by Bio Agri Mix LP, PO Box 399 Mitchell, ON N0K 1N0

NAC No.: 12200094

Distributed by BIO AGRI MIX LP
Telephone:   519-348-9865
Order Desk:   800-265-1763
Technical Information:   519-348-4402
Fax:   519-348-4100
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Neo-Tetramed 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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