Oxy Tetra-A (Canada)This page contains information on Oxy Tetra-A for veterinary use.
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- Oxy Tetra-A Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Oxy Tetra-A
- Direction and dosage information for Oxy Tetra-A
Oxy Tetra-AThis treatment applies to the following species:
Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride 55 mg/g
Veterinary use only
An Antibiotic for Swine, Cattle & Poultry
Oxy Tetra-A Indications
Oxy Tetra-A is an antibiotic which may be used to prevent or treat specific diseases caused by organisms susceptible to oxytetracycline hydrochloride.
Directions For Use
To reduce the development of antimicrobial resistance and maintain effectiveness, use this antibiotic prudently and for the shortest duration required to achieve the desired clinical outcome.
Oxy Tetra-A may be given in 3 ways:
1) As a Drench - for individual treatment.
2) In Water - for entire herd or flock.
3) In Feed - sprinkled on or mixed.
Note: Fresh solutions should be prepared daily. It is also important to ensure adequate fluid intake, as amounts are based on average daily intakes. This also applies to feeds, where adequate intake in needed to ensure proper dosing.
Scours - For treatment use 4 grams per 45 kg body weight in 2 1/4 kg of feed or 4.5 L of water. Treat for 4 to 5 days. In case of newborn pigs mix 4 to 6 grams per 30 mL water and give 2 grams of this mixture twice daily for 3 days. Prevention levels should be half those for treatment.
Respiratory Diseases - For treatment use 8 grams per 45 kg of body weight or 4.5 L of water and give for 4 to 5 days.
Leptospirosis - Mix 12 grams per 4.5 L of water and give continuously, as an aid reducing urinary shedding of leptospiral organisms, reducing incidence of abortion, increasing survival, and weaning of healthier pigs.
4 g of powder = 1 level teaspoonful, 1 Imperial gallon = 4.5 L, 280 L = 62 Imperial gallons.
1 teaspoon per 4.5 L = 400 grams per 4000 litres.
2 teaspoons per 4.5 L = 400 grams per 2000 litres.
Cattle & Calves
Scours - For treatment use 4 grams per 45 kg in 60 to 90 mL of water or milk as a drench. For herds use 2 grams per 4.5 L of water, treat for 4 to 5 days. For prevention use half the treatment level.
Respiratory Diseases - For treatment or prevention use 4 to 8 grams per 45 kg of body weight in drinking water or in 60 to 90 mL water or milk as a drench. For herds use 2 to 4 grams per 4.5 L of drinking water.
Chickens & Turkeys
Chronic Respiratory Diseases - Use 4 grams per 4.5 L of drinking water or 2 1/4 kg of feed and administer from onset until a few days after the symptoms disappear.
Blue Comb - For treatment use 4 grams per 4.5 L drinking water or 2 1/4 kg of feed for 5 days or until a few days after symptoms disappear. For prevention use half the treatment level.
Synovitis - Mix 4 grams per 4.5 L of drinking water or 2 1/4 kg of feed.
Each 400 grams of Oxy Tetra-A contains 22 grams Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride in a soluble base. This is the same as 55 mg/g or approximately 250 mg per teaspoon.
Milk taken from treated cattle within 60 hours after the latest treatment must not be used in food. Eggs taken from treated birds within 60 hours after the latest treatment must not be used in food. Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 7 days for poultry, and 10 days for swine and cattle after the latest treatment with this drug. When handling the product, avoid inhalation, oral exposure and direct contact with skin or eyes. Keep out of reach of children.
Dominion Veterinary Laboratories Ltd., 1199 Sanford Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 3A1
1-800-465-7122 - www.domvet.com
Net Contents: 400 g, 10 Kg
1199 SANFORD STREET, WINNIPEG, MB, R3E 3A1
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