LincoBac 300This page contains information on LincoBac 300 for veterinary use.
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- LincoBac 300 Indications
- Warnings and cautions for LincoBac 300
- Direction and dosage information for LincoBac 300
LincoBac 300This treatment applies to the following species:
STERILE LINCOMYCIN HYDROCHLORIDE INJECTION
Restricted Drug - Use Only As Directed (California). For Use in Animals Only.
ANADA 200-315, Approved by FDA
For Intramuscular Use in Over 300 lbs.
brand of lincomycin hydrochloride injectable
For Intramuscular Use in Swine Only
Lincomycin Injectable contains lincomycin hydrochloride, an antibiotic produced by Streptomyces lincolnensis var. lincolnensis, which is chemically distinct from all other clinically available antibiotics and is isolated as a white crystalline solid.
LincoBac 300 Indications For Swine
Lincomycin Injectable is indicated for the treatment of infectious forms of arthritis caused by organisms sensitive to its activity. This includes most of the organisms responsible for the various infectious arthritides in swine, such as the staphylococci, streptococci, Erysipelothrix and Mycoplasma spp.
It is also indicated for the treatment of mycoplasma pneumonia.
As with all drugs, the use of Lincomycin Injectable is contraindicated in animals previously found to be hypersensitive to the drug.
Swine intended for human consumption should not be slaughtered within 48 hours of latest treatment. Not for human use.
LincoBac 300 Caution
If no improvement is noted within 48 hours, consult a veterinarian.
The intramuscular administration to swine may cause a transient diarrhea or loose stools. Although this effect has rarely been reported, one must be alert to the possibility that it may occur. Should this occur, it is important that the necessary steps be taken to prevent the effects of dehydration.
LincoBac 300 Dosage And Administration
For arthritis or mycoplasma pneumonia - 5mg per pound of body weight intramuscularly once daily for three to seven days as needed. When using Lincomycin Injectable containing 300 mg/mL, 1 mL/60 lb. body weight will provide 5 mg/lb.
For optimal results, initiate treatment as soon as possible. As with any multi-dose vial, practice aseptic techniques in withdrawing each dose. Adequately clean and disinfect the vial closure prior to entry with a sterile needle and syringe. No vial closure should be entered more than 20 times.
Lincomycin Injectable is available in one concentration: 300 mg/mL.
300 mg/mL: For use in swine weighing 300 pounds or more. Each mL contains lincomycin hydrochloride equivalent to lincomycin, 300 mg; also Benzyl Alcohol, 9.45 mg added as preservative. Supplied in 100 mL vials.
Warning: Not for human use. Keep out of reach of children. Swine intended for human consumption should not be slaughtered within 48 hours of latest treatment.
Store at controlled room temperature: 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F) [see USP].
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