Tetracycline 1000 (Canada)

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Tetracycline 1000

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Vétoquinol

Water Soluble Antibiotic Powder for Chickens, Turkeys, Swine, Calves, Sheep and Lambs

DIN 00619426

Veterinary Use Only

Soluble

Active Ingredient

per g

Tetracycline HCl USP

1000 mg

Warning

Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 5 days after the latest treatment with this drug. This product must not be used in laying birds and in lactating dairy cattle.

Description

Tetracycline HCl is an antibiotic similar to oxytetracycline and chlortetracycline in bacterial spectrum. Tetracycline is rapidly absorbed and effective in the treatment of many diseases due to Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, spirochetes, rickettsia and some chlamydia.

Tetracycline 1000 Indications

As an aid in the treatment of infections caused by or associated with microorganisms sensitive to tetracycline HCl.

Chickens and turkeys: Chronic respiratory disease (CRD), bluecomb, cholera, enteritis and hexamitiasis.

Swine, calves, sheep and lambs: Enteritis (diarrhea) and respiratory diseases.

Dosage

Chickens and turkeys: Dissolve 1 g of powder per 20 L or 100 g of powder per 2000 L of drinking water, for 3 to 5 days.

For automatic proportioner: Set the apparatus to distribute 30 mL per 4 L of drinking water (1 oz/gallon U.S.). Prepare the stock solution by dissolving 25 g of powder in 4 L of water. This will medicate 500 L of drinking water.

Swine (scours and respiratory diseases): Dissolve 1 g of powder per 100 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench using a dose syringe or 1 g of powder per 8 L, or 25 g of powder per 200 L of drinking water for 4 or 5 days.

For automatic proportioner: Set the apparatus to distribute 30 mL per 4 L of drinking water (1 oz/gallon U.S.). Prepare the stock solution by dissolving 50 g of powder in 3 L of water. This will medicate 400 L of drinking water.

Calves (scours): Dissolve 0.25 g of powder per 50 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench in water, or 25 g of powder per 225 L of drinking water for 3 to 5 days.

Calves (respiratory diseases): Double the above dosage.

Sheep and lambs (scours and respiratory diseases): Dissolve 0.25 g of powder per 25 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench in water for 4 or 5 days.

Tetracycline 1000 Caution

Only medicated drinking water should be provided during the treatment period and fresh solutions should be prepared daily.

Note

The measuring cup contained herein when filled with a level quantity provides approximately 25 g of product.

Storage Conditions

Store between 15°C and 25°C. Protect from light and humidity.

Vétoquinol N.-A. Inc., 2000, ch. Georges, Lavaltrie, QC, Canada J5T 3S5

Net:

Code

 

500 g

07574

656165Q

2.5 kg

07580

656203H

NAC No.: 1234238.6

VÉTOQUINOL N.-A. INC.
Commercial Division

2000, CHEMIN GEORGES, LAVALTRIE, QC, J5T 3S5
Telephone:   450-586-2252
Order Desk:   800-363-1700
Fax:   450-586-4649
Website:   www.vetoquinol.ca
Email:   info@vetoquinol.ca
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