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Lincomycin 300 Injection

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Lincomycin 300 Injection

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: AgriLabs

300 mg/mL

STERILE LINCOMYCIN HYDROCHLORIDE INJECTION

SWINE ANTIBIOTIC

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 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 staphylococci, streptococci, Erysipelothrix and Mycoplasma spp.

It is also indicated for the treatment of mycoplasma pneumonia.

Contraindications

As with all drugs, the use of Lincomycin Injectable is contraindicated in animals previously found to be hypersensitive to the drug.

Warning

Swine intended for human consumption should not be slaughtered within 48 hours of latest treatment. Not for human use.

Lincomycin 300 Injection Caution

If no improvement is noted within 48 hours, consult a veterinarian.

Adverse Reactions

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 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.

How Supplied

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].

ANADA# 200-315, Approved by F.D.A.

For Intramuscular Use in Swine Over 300 lbs. Restricted Drug-Use Only as Directed (California). For Use in Animals Only.

Manufactured for Agri Laboratories, Ltd., St. Joseph, Mo 64503

Net Contents:

 

 

100 mL

L-4636-04

Iss. 4-03

NAC No.: 10581301

AGRI LABORATORIES LTD.
20927 STATE ROUTE K, P.O. BOX 3103 (64503), ST. JOSEPH, MO, 64505
Telephone:   816-233-9533
Order Desk:   800-542-8916
Fax:   816-233-9546
Website:   www.agrilabs.com
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