Oxyvet 200 LA (Canada)This page contains information on Oxyvet 200 LA for veterinary use.
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- Oxyvet 200 LA Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Oxyvet 200 LA
- Direction and dosage information for Oxyvet 200 LA
Oxyvet 200 LAThis treatment applies to the following species:
Sterile Injectable Solution
A LONG-ACTING BROAD-SPECTRUM ANTIBIOTIC
Veterinary Use Only
OXYVET 200 LA injectable solution, is specially formulated to provide sustained antibiotic blood levels up to 4 days in cattle and pigs following a single treatment.
OXYVET 200 LA is a sterile, long acting stable aqueous solution containing oxytetracycline dihydrate equivalent to 200 mg oxytetracycline base per mL.
OXYVET 200 LA injectable solution, offers the advantage of combining broad spectrum effectiveness against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, with prolonged antibiotic blood levels up to 4 days duration following a single treatment. OXYVET 200 LA yields higher blood levels during the first 24 hours and comparable levels up to 48 hours when compared to daily injections of oxytetracycline 100 mg/mL (OXYVET 100 LP).
Oxyvet 200 LA Indications
OXYVET 200 LA injectable solution, is indicated in the treatment of infections caused by oxytetracycline sensitive bacteria in cattle and swine.
Cattle: Bacterial pneumonia, pasteurellosis (associated with shipping fever complex), mastitis, metritis, calf scours (bacterial enteritis), foot rot, navel ill, calf diphtheria, leptospirosis, blackleg/malignant edema, peritonitis, joint ill.
Swine: Erysipelas, bacterial enteritis, leptospirosis, metritis, mastitis, bacterial pneumonia.
Dosage and Administration
Cattle: administer by deep intramuscular injection or subcutaneous injection at a single dose rate of 1 mL per 10 kg of body weight (20 mg oxytetracycline per kg of body weight).
Swine: administer by deep intramuscular injection at a single dose rate of 1 mL per 10 kg of body weight (20 mg oxytetracycline per kg of body weight).
It is recommended that the maximum dose at any one site is 10 mL in cattle and 5 mL in pigs to minimize local tissue irritation at the injection site. Intramuscular injections should be made deep into the fleshy part of the muscle such as the thigh or neck region.
Following administration, temporary localized swelling may be observed at the site of injection for several days. This is due to the high concentration and long acting effect of the product.
OXYVET 200 LA injectable solution should be warmed to body temperature prior to administration.
If clinical improvement is not observed after 48 hours, clinical re-evaluation may be required. In non-responsive cases, consideration may be given to the use of an alternative antibiotic.
Treatment with OXYVET 200 LA injectable solution only, in severe disease cases, may be insufficient.
Occasional hypersensitivity reactions have been observed following the parenteral administration of oxytetracycline. If such side effects occur, discontinue use of the drug and administer epinephrine immediately. The safety of this product in pregnant animals has not been demonstrated.
Intramuscular administration: treated cattle and swine must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 21 days after the latest treatment with this drug.
Subcutaneous administration: treated cattle must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 42 days after the latest treatment with this drug.
Do not use in lactating dairy cattle.
Note: to reduce the possibility of excess trim at the injection site, do not slaughter cattle for at least 42 days after the latest treatment with this drug.
Store between 15°C and 25°C. Protect from light.
OXYVET 200 LA injectable solution, is available in multidose 250 mL (code 25653) and 500 mL (code 25654) vials.
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Vetoquinol N.-A. Inc., 2000, ch. Georges, Lavaltrie, QC, Canada J5T 3S5
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2000, CHEMIN GEORGES, LAVALTRIE, QC, J5T 3S5
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