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Onycin 1000 (Canada)

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Onycin 1000

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Vetoquinol

TETRACYCLINE HYDROCHLORIDE POWDER

WATER SOLUBLE ANTIBIOTIC FOR CHICKENS, TURKEYS, SWINE, CALVES, SHEEP AND LAMBS

DIN 00530646

Veterinary Use Only

Active Ingredients

per g

Tetracycline Hydrochloride USP

1000 mg

Warnings

Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 5 days after the latest treatment with this drug. This product must not be used in laying birds and in lactating dairy cattle. When handling the product, avoid inhalation, oral exposure and direct contact with skin or eyes. Keep out of reach of children.

Description

Tetracycline Hydrochloride is an antibiotic similar to oxytetracycline and chlortetracycline in bacterial spectrum. Tetracycline is rapidly absorbed and effective in the treatment of many diseases due to Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, spirochetes, rickettsias and some chlamydia.

Onycin 1000 Indications

As an aid in the treatment of infections caused by or associated with microorganisms sensitive to tetracycline hydrochloride.

Chickens and turkeys: Chronic respiratory disease (CRD), bluecomb, cholera, enteritis and hexamitiasis.

Swine, calves, sheep and lambs: Enteritis (diarrhea) and respiratory diseases.

Dosage and Administration

To reduce the development of antimicrobial resistance and maintain effectiveness, use this antibiotic prudently.

Chickens and turkeys: Add 1 g of powder per 20 L of drinking water or 100 g of powder per 2000 L of drinking water, for 3 to 5 days. For automatic proportioner: Set the apparatus to distribute 30 mL of stock solution per 4 L of drinking water (1 oz/gallon U.S.). Prepare the stock solution by dissolving 25 g of powder in 4 L of water. This will medicate 500 L of drinking water.

Swine (scours and respiratory diseases): Add in water 1 g of powder per 100 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench using a dose syringe or add 1 g of powder per 8 L of drinking water or 25 g of powder per 200 L of drinking water, for 4 or 5 days. For automatic proportioner: Set the apparatus to distribute 30 mL of stock solution per 4 L of drinking water

(1 oz/gallon U.S.). Prepare the stock solution by dissolving 50 g of powder in 3 L of water. This will medicate 400 L of drinking water.

Calves (scours): Add in water 0.25 g of powder per 50 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench or add 25 g of powder per 225 L of water, for 3 to 5 days.

Calves (respiratory diseases): Double the above dosage for 3 to 5 days.

Sheep and lambs (scours and respiratory diseases): Add in water 0.25 g of powder per 25 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench for 4 or 5 days.

CAUTIONS: Medicated drinking water should be the only water provided during the treatment period and fresh solutions should be prepared daily.

NOTE: The measuring cup contained herein, when filled with a level quantity provides approximately 25 g of product.

STORAGE CONDITIONS: Store between 15°C and 25°C. Protect from humidity.

Vetoquinol N.-A. Inc., 2000, ch. Georges, Lavaltrie, QC, Canada J5T 3S5

CONTAINS ANTIMICROBIAL

USE RESPONSIBLY

Net

Code

 

500 g

07074

656185F

2.5 kg

07080

656903K

5 kg

07052

656905D

CPN: 1234123.11

VETOQUINOL N.-A. INC.
Commercial Division

2000, CHEMIN GEORGES, LAVALTRIE, QC, J5T 3S5
Telephone:   450-586-2252
Order Desk:   800-363-1700
Fax:   450-586-4649
Website:   www.vetoquinol.ca
Email:   info@vetoquinol.ca
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Onycin 1000 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.

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