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LinxMed-SP (Canada)

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LinxMed-SP

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Bimeda-MTC

Lincomycin Hydrochloride Soluble Powder USP

Veterinary Use Only

DIN 02460718

Medicinal Ingredient

Each gram of LinxMed-SP soluble powder contains 400 mg lincomycin base (as lincomycin hydrochloride).

LinxMed-SP Indications

Chickens: For the treatment of necrotic enteritis in broiler chickens.

Swine: For the treatment of swine dysentery (bloody scours) associated with Serpulina (Treponema) hyodysenteriae.

LinxMed-SP Dosage And Administration

Chickens: At the first sign of disease, administer medication at the following dosage as the sole source of drinking water for 7 consecutive days.

80 g of LinxMed-SP soluble powder will medicate 2000 litres of drinking water or 1 level scoop (4.7 g) per 120 litres of drinking water (providing 16 mg antibiotic activity per litre).

To prepare a stock solution, dissolve 80 g in 8 litres (1 level scoop in 470 mL) of water in a clean glass or plastic container, mix, and dispense 1 litre of stock solution per 250 litres of drinking water.

Automatic Proportioner Calibrated In Metric Units

Dissolve 80 g in water to make 8 litres of stock solution and set medicator to deliver 4.0 mL of stock solution per litre of drinking water.

Automatic Proportioner Calibrated In U.s. Units

Dissolve 80 g in water to make 2 U.S. gallons of stock solution and set medicator to deliver 0.45 U.S. fluid ounce of stock solution per U.S. gallon of drinking water.

Swine: At the first sign of disease, administer medication at the following dosage as the sole source of drinking water and continue use until 5 days after the disappearance of bloody stools, up to a maximum of 10 consecutive days.

80 g of LinxMed-SP soluble powder will medicate 960 litres of drinking water or 1 level scoop (4.7 g) per 55 litres of drinking water (providing 33 mg antibiotic activity per litre). To prepare a stock solution, dissolve 80 g in 8 litres (1 level scoop in 470 mL) of water in a clean glass or plastic container, mix, and dispense as shown in the following table.

Amount of Stock Solution

Amount of Drinking Water

1 litre

120 litres

2 litres

240 litres

4 litres

480 litres

8 litres

960 litres

Automatic Proportioner Calibrated In Metric Units

Dissolve 80 g in water to make 8 litres of stock solution and set medicator to deliver 8 mL of stock solution per litre of drinking water.

Automatic Proportioner Calibrated In U.s. Units

Dissolve 80 g in water to make 2 U.S. gallons of stock solution and set medicator to deliver 1 U.S. fluid ounce of stock solution per U.S. gallon of drinking water.

Important: Fresh medicated drinking water should be provided daily. Store stock solution in closed glass containers in a cool place and discard after 7 days.

LinxMed-SP Cautions

Treated pigs may develop some stool softening or mild diarrhea within 18 to 36 hours. Signs of mild irritation and swelling of the anus and/or vulva may be associated with the stool changes. These side effects are transient and are self correcting by the fifth to seventh day of treatment.

Should these reactions be more severe than described above, discontinue use of the drug.

If no improvement in disease condition is noted after 3 to 5 days of treatment, redetermine the diagnosis. Do not allow rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, horses, dairy cattle, or other ruminants access to feeds and/or drinking water containing lincomycin. Ingestion by these species may result in severe gastrointestinal effects or metabolic disorders (i.e., ketosis in dairy cattle).

Not for use in breeding swine.

Warnings

Swine: No drug withdrawal period is required before slaughter when LinxMed-SP soluble powder is administered at the recommended concentration (33 mg per litre of drinking water).

Chickens: No drug withdrawal period is required before slaughter of broilers receiving LinxMed-SP soluble powder at the approved concentration (16 mg per litre of drinking water).

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Storage

Store at a temperature between 15°C and 25°C. Store stock solution in closed glass containers In a cool place and discard after 7 days.

PRESENTATION: LinxMed-SP soluble powder is available in 80 gram bottles.

Manufactured by: Bimeda-MTC Animal Health Inc., Cambridge, ON N3C 2W4

www.bimeda.com

Distributed by: Ceva Animal Health Inc., 6-1040 Fountain St. N., Cambridge ON, N3E 1A3

1-800-510-8864

Net:

Product No.

 

 

80 g

1LIN200

CA07-3100101

8LIN040 Rev. 02/17

CPN: 1915001.0

BIMEDA-MTC ANIMAL HEALTH INC.
Distributed by CEVA ANIMAL HEALTH INC.
6-1040 FOUNTAIN ST. N., CAMBRIDGE, ON, N3E 1A3
Telephone:   519-650-9570
Toll-Free:   800-510-8864
Fax:   519-650-9576
Website:   www.ceva-canada.ca
Email:   service.canada@ceva.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the LinxMed-SP information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the Canadian product label or package insert.

Copyright © 2017 North American Compendiums. Updated: 2017-11-28

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