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300 PRO LA

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Norbrook

(Oxytetracycline) Injection

ANTIBIOTIC

NADA 141-143, APPROVED BY FDA

Each mL contains 300 mg of oxytetracycline base as amphoteric oxytetracycline.

For Use in Beef Cattle, Non-lactating Dairy Cattle, Calves, Including Pre-ruminating (Veal) Calves and Swine.

READ ENTIRE BROCHURE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS PRODUCT.

300 PRO LA Caution

Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

INTRODUCTION:

300 PRO LA (Oxytetracycline) Injection is a sterile, ready to use solution of the broad-spectrum antibiotic oxytetracycline dihydrate. Oxytetracycline is an antimicrobial agent that is effective in treatment of a wide range of diseases caused by susceptible gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.

300 PRO LA should be stored at room temperature 59°-86°F (15°-30°C).The antibiotic activity of oxytetracycline is not appreciably diminished in the presence of body fluids, serum or exudates.

INGREDIENTS:

300 PRO LA (Oxytetracycline) Injection is a sterile, pre-constituted solution of the broad-spectrum antibiotic oxytetracycline dihydrate. Each mL contains 300 mg oxytetracycline as base, 40% (v/v) glycerol formal, 10% (v/v) polyethylene glycol 200, 2.7% (w/v) magnesium oxide, 0.4% (w/v) sodium formaldehyde sulphoxylate (as a preservative) and monoethanolamine (as required to adjust pH).

300 PRO LA Indications

300 PRO LA is intended for use in treatment for the following diseases when due to oxytetracycline-susceptible organisms:

Beef cattle, non-lactating dairy cattle, calves, including pre-ruminating (veal) calves: 300 PRO LA is indicated in the treatment of pneumonia and shipping fever complex associated with Pasteurella spp., and Histophilus spp. 300 PRO LA is indicated for the treatment of infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (pink eye) caused by Moraxella bovis, foot-rot and diphtheria caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum; bacterial enteritis (scours) caused by Escherichia coli; wooden tongue caused by Actinobacillus lignieresii; leptospirosis caused by Leptospira pomona; and wound infections and acute metritis caused by strains of staphylococcal and streptococcal organisms sensitive to oxytetracycline. Also, it is indicated for the control of respiratory disease in cattle at high risk of developing BRD associated with Mannheimia (Pasteurella) haemolytica.

Swine: 300 PRO LA is indicated in the treatment of bacterial enteritis (scours, colibacillosis) caused by Escherichia coli; pneumonia caused by Pasteurella multocida; and leptospirosis caused by Leptospira pomona.

In sows 300 PRO LA is indicated as an aid in control of infectious enteritis (baby pig scours, colibacillosis) in suckling pigs caused by Escherichia coli.

Pharmacology

Oxytetracycline is derived from the metabolic activity of the actinomycete, Streptomyces rimosus. Oxytetracycline is an antimicrobial agent that is effective in the treatment of a wide range of diseases caused by susceptible gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.

The antibiotic activity of oxytetracycline is not appreciably diminished in the presence of body fluids, serum or exudates.

Studies have shown that the half-life of oxytetracycline in blood following intramuscular treatment with 300 PRO LA at 5 mg per pound of bodyweight is approximately 23 hours in cattle and 18 hours in swine.

Studies have shown when 300 PRO LA is administered once intramuscularly to cattle or swine at 9 mg per pound of bodyweight, blood oxytetracycline concentration of greater than 0.2 mcg/mL have been observed for 3 to 4 days.

Studies have shown when 300 PRO LA is administered once intramuscularly or subcutaneously to cattle at 13.6 mg per pound of bodyweight, blood oxytetracycline concentration of greater than 0.2 mcg/mL have been observed for at least 7 to 8 days.

Dosage and Administration

Beef cattle, non-lactating dairy cattle, calves, including pre-ruminating (veal) calves: A single intramuscular or subcutaneous dosage of 13.6 mg of oxytetracycline per pound of bodyweight, 300 PRO LA is recommended for the control of respiratory disease in cattle at high risk of developing BRD associated with Mannheimia (Pasteurella) haemolytica.

At a single intramuscular or subcutaneous dose range of 9 to 13.6 mg of oxytetracycline per pound of bodyweight, 300 PRO LA is recommended in the treatment of the following conditions:

(1) Bacterial pneumonia caused by Pasteurella spp (shipping fever) in calves and yearlings where retreatment is impractical due to husbandry conditions, such as cattle on range, or where their repeated restraint is inadvisable.

(2) Infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (pink eye) caused by Moraxella bovis.

For other indications 300 PRO LA is to be administered intramuscularly, subcutaneously or intravenously at a level of 3 to 5 mg of oxytetracycline per pound of bodyweight per day. In treatment of foot-rot and advanced cases of other indicated diseases, a dosage level of 5 mg per pound of bodyweight per day is recommended. Treatment should be continued 24 to 48 hours following remission of disease signs, however, not to exceed a total of four (4) consecutive days. If improvement is not noted within 24 to 48 hours of the beginning of treatment, diagnosis and therapy should be re-evaluated.

Do not administer intramuscularly in the neck of small calves due to lack of sufficient muscle mass.

Use extreme care when administering this product by intravenous injection. Perivascular injection or leakage from an intravenous injection may cause severe swelling at the injection site.

Swine: A single dosage of 9 mg of oxytetracycline per pound of bodyweight administered intramuscularly is recommended in the treatment of bacterial pneumonia caused by Pasteurella multocida in swine, where retreatment is impractical due to husbandry conditions or where repeated restraint is inadvisable.

300 PRO LA can also be administered by intramuscular injection at a level of 3 to 5 mg of oxytetracycline per pound of bodyweight per day. Treatment should be continued 24 to 48 hours following remission of disease signs; however, not to exceed a total of four (4) consecutive days. If improvement is not noted within 24 to 48 hours of the beginning of treatment, diagnosis and therapy should be re-evaluated.

For sows, administer once intramuscularly 3 mg of oxytetracycline per pound of bodyweight approximately eight (8) hours before farrowing or immediately after completion of farrowing as an aid in the control of infectious enteritis in baby pigs.

For swine weighing 25 lbs of bodyweight and under, 300 PRO LA should be administered undiluted for treatment at 9 mg/lb but should be administered diluted for treatment at 3 or 5 mg/lb.

Bodyweight

9 mg dosage of undiluted
300 PRO LA

3 or 5 mg/lb dosage volume of diluted
300 PRO LA

9 mg/lb

3 mg/lb

Dilution*

5 mg/lb

5 lb

0.15 mL

0.4 mL

37.5 mg/mL

0.7 mL

10 lb

0.30 mL

0.6 mL

50 mg/mL

1.0 mL

25 lb

0.75 mL

1.0 mL

75 mg/mL

1.7 mL

* To prepare dilutions, add one part of 300 PRO LA to three (3), five (5) or seven (7) parts of the sterile water, or 5% dextrose solution as indicated; the diluted product should be used immediately.

Precautions

Exceeding the highest recommended level of drug per pound of bodyweight per day, administering more than the recommended number of treatments, and/or exceeding 10 mL intramuscularly or subcutaneously per injection site in adult beef cattle and non-lactating dairy cattle and 5 mL intramuscularly per injection site in adult swine, may result in antibiotic residues beyond the withdrawal time.

Consult with your veterinarian prior to administering this product in order to determine the proper treatment required in the event of an adverse reaction. At the first sign of any adverse reaction, discontinue use of the product and seek the advice of your veterinarian. Some of the reactions may be attributable either to anaphylaxis (an allergic reaction) or to cardiovascular collapse of unknown cause.

Shortly after injection treated animals may have transient hemoglobinuria resulting in darkened urine.

As with all antibiotic preparations, use of this drug may result in overgrowth of non-susceptible organisms, including fungi. The absence of a favourable response following treatment, or the development of new signs or symptoms may suggest an overgrowth of non-susceptible organisms. If superinfections occur, the use of this product should be discontinued and appropriate specific therapy should be instituted.

Since bacteriostatic drugs may interfere with the bactericidal action of penicillin, it is advisable to avoid giving 300 PRO LA in conjunction with penicillin.

Storage

Store at room temperature, 59-86°F (15-30°C). Keep from freezing.

Warnings

Warnings

Discontinue treatment at least 28 days prior to slaughter of cattle and swine. Not for use in lactating dairy animals. Rapid intravenous administration may result in animal collapse. Oxytetracycline should be administered intravenously slowly over a period of at least 5 minutes.

The Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) contains more detailed occupational safety information. To report adverse effects, obtain an MSDS or for assistance, contact Norbrook at 1-913-599-5777.

300 PRO LA Caution

Intramuscular or subcutaneous injection may result in local tissue reactions which persists beyond the slaughter withdrawal period. This may result in trim loss of edible tissue at slaughter.

Intramuscular injection in the rump area may cause mild temporary lameness associated with swelling at the injection site. Subcutaneous injection in the neck area may cause swelling at the injection site.

Adverse Reactions

Reports of adverse reactions associated with oxytetracycline administration include injection site swelling, restlessness, ataxia, trembling, swelling of eyelids, ears, muzzle, anus and vulva (or scrotum and sheath in males), respiratory abnormalities (labored breathing), frothing at the mouth, collapse and possibly death. Some of these reactions may be attributed either to anaphylaxis (an allergic reaction) or to cardiovascular collapse of unknown cause.

PRESENTATION:

300 PRO LA is available in 100 mL, 250 mL and 500 mL vials.

Livestock Drug - Not for Human Use.

Restricted Drug(s) California. Use Only as Directed.

DISTRIBUTED BY: Norbrook, Inc., Lenexa, KS 66219

MADE IN THE UK

U.S. Patent No. 6,110,905

U.S. Patent No. 6,310,053

053670I01

NAC No.: 13450000

NORBROOK INC.
9733 LOIRET BLVD., LENEXA, KS, 66219
Telephone:   913-599-5777
Fax:   913-599-5766
Website:   www.norbrookinc.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the 300 PRO LA information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the US product label or package insert.

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