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TetraMed 324 HCA

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TetraMed 324 HCA

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Bimeda

(tetracycline hydrochloride)

Soluble Powder

Antibiotic

Each 5 oz. packet contains 101.2 g of tetracycline hydrochloride

Each pound contains 324 g of tetracycline hydrochloride

Each 40 oz. packet contains 810 g of tetracycline hydrochloride

FOR ANIMAL USE ONLY

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Restricted Drug (California) - Use Only as Directed

ANADA 200-374, Approved by FDA

TetraMed 324 HCA Indications

For use in the control and treatment of the following conditions in swine, calves and poultry.

For Swine And Calves

TetraMed 324 HCA Indications

Use for the control and treatment of bacterial enteritis (scours) caused by Escherichia coli; bacterial pneumonia associated with Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae, Pasteurella spp. and Klebsiella spp. sensitive to tetracycline hydrochloride.

RECOMMENDED DOSAGE LEVEL: Use soluble powder in the drinking water at a drug level of tetracycline hydrochloride per gallon to provide 10 mg/lb of body weight per day in divided doses.

RESIDUE WARNING: SWINE - Do not slaughter animals for food purposes within 4 days of treatment.

CALVES - Do not slaughter animals for food purposes within 5 days of treatment. A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in pre-ruminating calves.

Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.

TetraMed 324 HCA Caution

Do not use for more than 5 consecutive days.

Directions For Use

Administer for 3-5 days.

For Chickens

TetraMed 324 HCA Indications

Use for the control of chronic respiratory disease (CRD) and air sac disease caused by Mycoplasma gallisepticum and Escherichia coli; infectious synovitis caused by Mycoplasma synoviae sensitive to tetracycline hydrochloride.

RECOMMENDED DOSAGE LEVEL: CRD and air sac disease: Use soluble powder in the drinking water at a drug level of 400-800 mg tetracycline hydrochloride per gallon. Infectious synovitis: Use soluble powder in the drinking water at a drug level of 200-400 mg tetracycline hydrochloride per gallon.

For Turkeys

TetraMed 324 HCA Indications

Use for the control of infectious synovitis caused by Mycoplasma synoviae; bluecomb (transmissible enteritis, coronaviral enteritis) complicated by organisms sensitive to tetracycline hydrochloride.

RECOMMENDED DOSAGE LEVEL: Infectious synovitis: Use soluble powder in the drinking water at a drug level of 400 mg tetracycline hydrochloride per gallon. Bluecomb: Use soluble powder in the drinking water at a drug level of tetracycline hydrochloride per gallon to provide 25 mg/lb of body weight per day in divided doses.

RESIDUE WARNING: Do not slaughter birds for food within 4 days of treatment.

TetraMed 324 HCA Caution

Not for use in turkeys or chickens producing eggs for human consumption.

Do not use for more than 14 consecutive days.

Directions For Use

Administer for 7-14 days. Medicate at first clinical signs of disease or when experience indicates the disease may be a problem.

GENERAL CAUTION: When used in plastic or stainless steel waterers prepare fresh solution every 24 hours. When used in galvanized waterers or automatic medicators, prepare fresh solution every 12 hours. Prepare fresh stock solution every 12 hours. Use as a sole source of tetracycline. Diagnosis should be reconsidered if improvement is not noticed within 3 days. The concentration of drug required in medicated water must be adequate to compensate for variations in the age and class of animals, feed consumption, and environmental temperature and humidity, each of which affects water consumption.

Mixing Directions

FOR SWINE, CALVES AND TURKEYS:

5 oz. packet: 5 oz. dissolved in 1000 mL (approximately 34 fl oz.) of warm water will provide a stock solution of 100 mg of tetracycline hydrochloride activity per mL.

2 lb., 5 lb., 25 lb. and 50 lb.: 2.52 oz. (two scoops) dissolved in 500 mL (approximately 17 fl. oz.) of warm water will provide a stock solution of 100 mg of tetracycline hydrochloride activity per mL.

40 oz.: 40 oz. dissolved in 8000 mL (approximately 2.1 gallons) of warm water will provide a stock solution of 100 mg of tetracycline hydrochloride activity per mL.

FOR TURKEYS ONLY: This stock solution when metered at approximately 1 oz. per gallon will provide drinking water containing 2,957 mg of tetracycline hydrochloride activity per gallon.

The contents of the 5 oz. packet are sufficient to deliver the recommended daily dosage levels as follows:

At 25 mg/lb of body weight

4,048 total lbs. of turkeys to be medicated.

At 10 mg/lb of body weight

10,120 total lbs. of swine or calves to be medicated.

Individual calf treatment

5 mL (1 measuring teaspoonful) twice daily for each 100 lbs. of body weight administered as a drench or by dose syringe.

The contents of two scoops are sufficient to deliver the recommended daily dosage levels as follows:

At 25 mg/lb of body weight

2,040 total lbs. of turkeys to be medicated.

At 10 mg/lb of body weight

5,100 total lbs. of swine or calves to be medicated.

Individual calf treatment

5 mL (1 measuring teaspoonful) twice daily for each 100 lbs. of body weight administered as a drench or by dose syringe.

The contents of the 40 oz. packet are sufficient to deliver the recommended daily dosage levels as follows:

At 25 mg/lb of body weight

32,400 total lbs. of turkeys to be medicated.

At 10 mg/lb of body weight

81,000 total lbs. of swine or calves to be medicated.

Individual calf treatment

5 mL (1 measuring teaspoonful) twice daily for each 100 lbs. of body weight administered as a drench or by dose syringe.

FOR CHICKENS AND TURKEYS: To arrive at the recommended dosages, prepare stock solutions as follows:

200 mg/gallon - dissolve 1 packet (5 oz.) in 15,140 mL warm water (4 gallons)

400 mg/gallon - dissolve 1 packet (5 oz.) in 7,570 mL warm water (2 gallons)

800 mg/gallon - dissolve 1 packet (5 oz.) in 3,785 mL warm water (1 gallon)

To arrive at the recommended dosages, use the contents of 2 scoops to prepare stock solutions as follows:

200 mg/gallon - dissolve 2 scoops (2.52 oz.) in 7,570 mL warm water (2 gallons)

400 mg/gallon - dissolve 2 scoops (2.52 oz.) in 3,785 mL warm water (1 gallon)

800 mg/gallon - dissolve 2 scoops (2.52 oz.) in 1,892 mL warm water (0.5 gallon)

To arrive at the recommended dosages, prepare stock solutions as follows:

200 mg/gallon - dissolve 1 packet (40 oz.) in 121,120 mL warm water (32 gallons)

400 mg/gallon - dissolve 1 packet (40 oz.) in 60,560 mL warm water (16 gallons)

800 mg/gallon - dissolve 1 packet (40 oz.) in 30,280 mL warm water (8 gallons)

These stock solutions should then be metered into drinking water at approximately 1 oz. per gallon.

At 200-800 mg/gallon the 5 oz. packet will provide 126.5 to 506 gallons of medicated drinking water.

At 200-800 mg/gallon two scoops will provide 63.8 to 255 gallons of medicated drinking water.

At 200-800 mg/gallon the 40 oz. packet will provide 1,012 to 4,050 gallons of medicated drinking water.

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS FOR BABY CALVES AND BABY PIGS:

Administer this product one hour before or two hours after feeding milk or milk replacers. Provide clean (unmedicated) drinking water at all times.

NOTE: When using a watering trough, this product is to be administered twice a day in the drinking water of swine, calves and poultry. One-half of the recommended daily dosage level of antibiotic is to be consumed during each administration period, thus providing the drug in divided doses.

The contents of the 2 lb container will provide sufficient drug to treat 64,000 total pounds of swine or calves for a single day at the recommended dosage level of 10 mg/lb of body weight in divided doses. Or the contents of this container will treat 25,920 lbs of turkeys when supplied at 25 mg/lb or at 200-800 mg/gallon will provide 810 to 3,240 gallons of medicated drinking water for chickens or turkeys.

The contents of the 5 lb container will provide sufficient drug to treat 162,000 total pounds of swine or calves for a single day at the recommended dosage level of 10 mg/lb of body weight in divided doses. Or the contents of this container will treat 64,800 lbs of turkeys when supplied at 25 mg/lb or at 200-800 mg/gallon will provide 2,025 to 8,100 gallons of medicated drinking water for chickens or turkeys.

The contents of the 25 lb container will provide sufficient drug to treat 810,000 total pounds of swine or calves for a single day at the recommended dosage level of 10 mg/lb of body weight in divided doses. Or the contents of this container will treat 324,000 lbs of turkeys when supplied at 25 mg/lb or at 200-800 mg/gallon will provide 10,125 to 40,500 gallons of medicated drinking water for chickens or turkeys.

The contents of the 50 lb container will provide sufficient drug to treat 1,620,000 total pounds of swine or calves for a single day at the recommended dosage level of 10 mg/lb of body weight in divided doses. Or the contents of this container will treat 648,000 lbs of turkeys when supplied at 25 mg/lb or at 200-800 mg/gallon will provide 20,250 to 81,000 gallons of medicated drinking water for chickens or turkeys.

Store at controlled room temperature 20°-25°C (68°-77°F), with excursions permitted to 15°-30°C (59°-86°F).

TetraMed is a Registered Trademark of Bimeda, Inc.

Manufactured by: Bimeda, Inc., Le Sueur, MN 56058

Bimeda, Inc. is a division of Cross Vetpharm Group Ltd

NET WEIGHT:

Product No.

 

141.7 g (5 oz.)

1TET020

8TET017 Rev: 10/10

907.2 g (2 lb.)

1TET021

8TET019 Rev: 10/10

1134 g (40 oz.)

1TET022

8TET021 Rev: 10/10

2.27 kg (5 lb.)

1TET023

8TET023 Rev: 10/10

11.34 kg (25 lb.)

1TET024

8TET024 Rev: 10/10

22.68 kg (50 lb.)

1TET032

8TET031 Rev: 8/10

NAC No.: 13990905

BIMEDA, INC.
Div. Cross Vetpharm Group, Ltd.

ONE TOWER LANE-SUITE 2250, OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL, 60181
Telephone:   630-928-0361
Fax:   630-928-0362
Website:   www.bimedaus.com
Email:   sales@bimedaus.com
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