Tetracycline 62.5 SP (Canada)

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Tetracycline 62.5 Sp

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Canadian Poultry Consultants

Tetracycline Hydrochloride Soluble Powder, Usp

Antibiotic / For Veterinary Use Only

Din 02303566

Net 400 Grams

Made In Canada

Warning

Do not use in lactating dairy cattle. Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food until 5 days after the latest treatment with this drug.

Description

Tetracycline is absorbed quickly and is effective in the treatment of many diseases caused by Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacterias, spirochetes, rickettsias, and certain chlamydias.

Active Ingredient

Each gram contains 62.5 mg (250 mg/teaspoonful) Tetracycline Hydrochloride USP in a water soluble base. One teaspoonful equals 4 grams.

Tetracycline 62.5 SP Indications

To help with the treatment of the infections caused by or associated with micro-organisms sensitive to Tetracycline Hydrochloride in chickens, turkeys, pigs, calves, sheep, and lambs.

Dosages And Administrations

Chickens And Turkeys

Treatment For Bacterial Enteritis, C.r.d. And Infectious Synovitis In Chickens And Bacterial Enteritis, Transmissible Enteritis (bluecomb Disease), Infectious Sinusitis And Infectious Synovitis In Turkeys

Use 4 g (1 teaspoonful) per 2.5 L of drinking water (400 g per 250 L) for 5 to 7 days or 48 hours after symptoms disappear.

Treatment For Stress Conditions

Use 4 g (1 teaspoonful) per 5 L of drinking water (400 g per 500 L) for 5 to 7 days.

Swine

Treatment For Bacterial Enteritis (scours)

Use 4 g (1 teaspoonful) per 25 kg body weight every 12 hours or 2.5 L of drinking water (400 g per 250 L) for 4 to 5 days given as a drench.

Treatment For Bacterial Respiratory Infections (such As Pneumonia And Bronchitis)

Use 4 g (1 teaspoonful) per 25 kg of body weight every 12 hours or 8 g (2 teaspoonfuls) per 4 L of drinking water for 4 to 5 days given as a drench.

Calves

Treatment For Enteritis

5 mg Tetracycline Hydrochloride per kg of body weight (equivalent to 4 g Tetracycline 62.5 SP per 50 kg body weight) twice a day or 4 g (1 teaspoonful) per 2.5 L of drinking water for 4 to 5 days given as a drench.

Treatment For Respiratory Infections

10 mg Tetracycline Hydrochloride per kg of body weight (equivalent to 8 g Tetracycline 62.5 SP per 50 kg body weight) twice a day or 8 g (2 teaspoonfuls) per 2.5 L of drinking water for 4 to 5 days given as a drench.

Sheep And Lambs

Treatment For Respiratory Infections

10 mg Tetracycline Hydrochloride per kg of body weight (equivalent to 4 g Tetracycline 62.5 SP per 25 kg body weight) once or twice a day or 4 g (1 teaspoonful) per 2.5 L of drinking water for 4 to 5 days given as a drench.

Tetracycline 62.5 SP Caution

If no improvement is noted within 3 to 4 days, the diagnosis or treatment should be re-evaluated and a veterinarian consulted.

Note

Prepare fresh solutions daily.

Storage Conditions

Store in a cool, dry place at room temperature 15 - 25 °C.

Nac No.

13640030
CANADIAN POULTRY CONSULTANTS LTD.
30325 CANARY COURT, ABBOTSFORD, BC, V4X 2N4
Telephone:   604-854-6600
Toll-Free:   1-888-824-4226
Fax:   604-854-6100
Website:   www.canadianpoultry.ca
Email:   admin@canadianpoultry.ca
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