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Oxytetracycline 100 LP (Canada)

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Oxytetracycline 100 LP

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Vétoquinol

(oxytetracycline HCl)

Sterile injectable solution

DIN 02184591

Veterinary Use Only

Active Ingredient

per mL

Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride

100 mg


per mL

Benzyl Alcohol

5 mg


OXYTETRACYCLINE 100 LP is a sterile, clear, stable solution of oxytetracycline hydrochloride for intravenous or intramuscular administration. It also contains 5 mg/mL of benzyl alcohol as a preservative.

Absorption And Excretion

By intravenous injection, immediate therapeutic blood levels are achieved. By intramuscular injection, therapeutic levels are achieved within 2 hours. These levels persist for 24 hours or longer. Further, oxytetracycline diffuses readily into the tissues so that high concentrations are found in the lungs and mammary gland, as well as in the urine, feces and milk. For this reason, parenteral therapy is ideally suited in the treatment of pneumonia, enteritis, mastitis and many other systemic conditions.


OXYTETRACYCLINE 100 LP offers several advantages to the clinician in practice. These include:

1. Broad spectrum activity which assures clinical efficacy where narrow spectrum antibiotics fail.

2. Product can be used in lactating dairy cattle.

3. Pain at inject site is minimized.

4. Viscosity and syringeability are satisfactory at both 5°C and 24°C.

Oxytetracycline 100 LP Indications

OXYTETRACYCLINE 100 LP is indicated in the treatment of all infections caused by oxytetracycline sensitive bacteria in cattle, swine and sheep.


Bacterial pneumonia, pasteurellosis (associated with shipping fever complex), mastitis, metritis, calf scours (bacterial enteritis), foot rot, navel ill, calf diphtheria, leptospirosis, black leg/malignant edema, peritonitis and joint ill.


Erysipelas, bacterial enteritis, leptospirosis, metritis, mastitis and bacterial pneumonia.


Bacterial pneumonia, pasteurellosis, mastitis, metritis and joint ill.


Administer by intramuscular or intravenous injection at the rate of 3 mL per 45 kg of body weight once daily for 2 to 3 days. Higher blood levels can be achieved following intravenous administration of this dosage.

Bacterial enteritis (scours) in nursing pigs:

As an aid in the prevention of bacterial enteritis (scours) in nursing pigs, inject the sow intramuscularly at the rate of 3 mL per 45 kg of body weight when symptoms of scours are first noticed.

Oxytetracycline 100 LP Caution

- Do not inject more than 20 mL of OXYTETRACYCLINE 100 LP at one injection site. In lactating dairy cattle, no more than 10 mL should be injected intramuscularly at one injection site.

- Occasional sensitivity reactions have been observed following the parenteral administration of oxytetracycline. If such side effects occur, discontinue use of the drug immediately. Epinephrine solution given intramuscularly is indicated.

- OXYTETRACYCLINE 100 LP should be warmed to body temperature prior to administration.

- For intravenous administration, OXYTETRACYCLINE 100 LP should be diluted with isotonic saline, dextrose or similar solutions. For this, use 25 mL OXYTETRACYCLINE 100 LP to each 100 mL or more of diluent and administer slowly.

- Shock can occur occasionally as a result of rapid intravenous injection.


In lactating dairy cattle, no more than 10 mL should be injected intramuscularly at one injection site. Milk taken from treated animals during treatment and within 72 hours after the latest treatment must not be used as food. Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use as food for at least 18 days after the latest treatment with this drug.


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


OXYTETRACYCLINE 100 LP is packed in 250 mL (code 25660) and 500 mL (25661) vials.

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





250 mL


032491L06, 216418C03

500 mL


033491L06, 216417C03

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Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Oxytetracycline 100 LP 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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