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Lincomycin 300 Injection (Sparhawk)This treatment applies to the following species:
Sterile Lincomycin Hydrochloride Injection
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.
Lincomycin 300 Injection (Sparhawk) 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.
Lincomycin 300 Injection (Sparhawk) 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.
Lincomycin 300 Injection (Sparhawk) Dosage And Administration
For arthritis or mycoplasma pneumonia-5 mg 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.
Store at controlled room temperature: 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F) [see USP].
Keep out of reach of children.
ANADA# 200-315, Approved by FDA
Manufactured for: Aspen Veterinary Resources,® Ltd., Liberty, MO 64068, USA
Manufactured by: Sparhawk Laboratories, Inc., Lenexa, KS 66215, USA
3155 W. HEARTLAND DRIVE, LIBERTY, MO, 64068
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