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Oxytet 1000 SP (Canada)

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Oxytet 1000 SP

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: AVL

Oxytetracycline hydrochloride, USP

Water Soluble Antibiotic for Chickens, Turkeys, Swine, Calves, Sheep and Lambs

Veterinary Use Only

DIN 02438593

Warnings

Keep out of reach of children.

Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least: CHICKENS and TURKEYS - 7 days, SWINE, CALVES and LAMBS - 10 days after the latest treatment with this drug. This product must not be used in laying birds.

Active Ingredients

Oxytetracycline HCl 1000 mg/g, USP

Description

Oxytetracycline HCl is an antibiotic similar to tetracycline and chlortetracycline in bacterial spectrum. Oxytetracycline is rapidly absorbed and effective in the treatment of many diseases due to Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, spirochetes, rickettsia and some chlamydia.

Oxytet 1000 SP Indications

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

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

Chickens and turkeys:

Add 1 g of powder per 20 L 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 per 4 L of drinking water (1 oz/gallon U.S.). Prepare the stock solution by dissolving 25 g of powder in 3.8 L of water. This will medicate 500 L of drinking water.

Swine (scours And Respiratory Diseases)

Add 1 g of powder per 100 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench using a dose syringe, or 1 g of powder per 8 L 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 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 1 g of powder per 200 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench in water, or 25 g of powder per 225 L of drinking water for 3 to 5 days.

Calves (respiratory diseases):

Double the above dosage.

Sheep And Lambs (scours And Respiratory Diseases)

Add 1 g of powder per 100 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench in water for 4 or 5 days.

Cautions: Only medicated drinking water should be provided during the treatment period and fresh solutions should be prepared daily.

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

Storage

Store between 15 °C and 25 °C. Protect from moisture.

Presentation: 400g, 5kg, 25kg

Product Code: OXT400 (400g), OXT5 (5kg), OXT25 (25kg)

Alberta Veterinary Laboratories Inc., 411 - 19th Street SE, Calgary, AB T2E 6J7

NAC No.: 1602019.0

ALBERTA VETERINARY LABORATORIES LTD.
AVL

411-19TH STREET S.E., CALGARY, AB, T2E 6J7
Telephone:   403-456-2245
Toll-Free:   877-456-2755
Fax:   403-207-6074
Website:   www.avetlabs.com
Email:   avl_contact@avetlabs.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Oxytet 1000 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.

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