Tiamulin 1.78% Premix (Canada)

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Tiamulin 1.78% Premix

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Manufacturer: Bio Agri Mix


Active Ingredient

Tiamulin base, 17.8 g/kg (equivalent to 22 g tiamulin hydrogen fumarate per kg).

For use in swine for the treatment and for the prevention of swine dysentery associated with Brachyspira (formerly Serpulina or Treponema) hyodysenteriae susceptible to tiamulin.


Thoroughly mix TIAMULIN 1.78% PREMIX into complete non-medicated swine feed for the treatment or for the prevention of swine dysentery at the rates per metric tonne of feed as shown in the table below.


Tiamulin base use level

Amount of TIAMULIN 1.78% PREMIX per tonne of feed


178.1 g/tonne

10.0 kg


31.2 g/tonne

1.75 kg


For treatment of swine dysentery - feed continuously as the sole ration at 178.1 g tiamulin base/tonne for 14 days.

For prevention of swine dysentery - feed continuously at 31.2 g tiamulin base/tonne as the sole ration to swine on premises with a history of swine dysentery but where signs of disease have not yet occurred. Feed continuously at 31.2 g tiamulin base/tonne to prevent reinfection following use of tiamulin at 178.1 g tiamulin base/tonne for 14 days or following use of tiamulin medicated drinking water for treatment of swine dysentery associated with Brachyspira (formerly Serpulina or Treponema) hyodysenteriae.


1. Direct contact with skin or mucous membranes may cause irritation.

2. If contact occurs, wash with soap and water.

3. Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 7 days after the latest treatment with the drug at 178.1 g tiamulin base/tonne for treatment of swine dysentery or at least 2 days after use at 31.2 g tiamulin base/tonne for prevention of swine dysentery.

Tiamulin 1.78% Premix Caution

1. Do not use in feeds containing pellet binding agents.

2. Do not feed to animals other than swine.

3. Do not feed undiluted.

4. Swine being treated with tiamulin should not have access to or be treated with tiamulin incompatible polyether ionophores (e.g.: monensin, salinomycin, narasin).

5. Use as the only source of tiamulin.

6. Discontinue use if signs of toxicity occur.

7. Do not feed to gilts and sows during 4 weeks after service.

8. Acute cases and severely diseased animals with reduced feed intake should be treated with a suitable formulation such as an injectable solution or medicated drinking water.

Adverse Reactions

(Associated with the use of 178.1 g tiamulin base/tonne for treatment of swine dysentery).

1) Overdoses of tiamulin have sometimes produced transitory salivation, vomiting and an apparent calming effect on the pig.

2) In rare cases, redness of the skin, primarily over the ham and underline, has been observed during medication.

3) If signs of toxicity or redness of the skin occurs, promptly discontinue the use of the therapeutic level of medicated feed.

Note: During treatment, swine should be housed under conditions of adequate space and sanitation.


Store in a cool dry place below 30°C. Keep from freezing.

DIN 02242446


Manufactured by Bio Agri Mix LP, P.O. Box 399, Mitchell, Ontario, N0K 1N0

Rev. 08 Jan-13

NAC No.: 11610264

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