RECOMBITEK LymeThis page contains information on RECOMBITEK Lyme for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
- RECOMBITEK Lyme Indications
- Warnings and cautions for RECOMBITEK Lyme
- Direction and dosage information for RECOMBITEK Lyme
RECOMBITEK LymeThis treatment applies to the following species:
Borrelia Burgdorferi Bacterial Extract
RECOMBITEK Lyme Indications
This product has been shown to be effective for the vaccination of healthy dogs 9 weeks of age and older against Lyme disease caused by Borrelia burgdorferi. The duration of immunity is at least 12 months. For more information regarding efficacy and safety data, see productdata.aphis.usda.gov.
Recombitek® Lyme is a liquid suspension of inactivated, purified outer surface protein (OspA) of B. burgdorferi derived from a bacterial recombinant vector.
Directions and dosage: Aseptically administer 1 mL (1 dose) subcutaneously into healthy dogs.
For primary vaccination, revaccinate with a second 1 mL dose 2 to 3 weeks later. Historically, annual revaccination with this product has been recommended. The need for annual booster vaccination has not been established for this product. For advice on revaccination frequency, consult your veterinarian.
PrecautionsContains gentamicin as a preservative. In rare instances, administration of vaccines may cause lethargy, fever, and inflammatory or hypersensitivity types of reactions. Treatment may include antihistamines, anti-inflammatories, and/or epinephrine, as directed by a veterinarian. This product has not been tested in pregnant animals. In case of human exposure, contact a physician.
Store at 2-8°C (35-46°F). Do not freeze. Do not use chemicals to sterilize syringes and needles. Do not mix with other products.
For use in animals only.
Sold to veterinarians only.
Recombitek® is a registered trademark in the USA of Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc.
Recombitek® is a registered trademark in Canada of Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH. Used under license.
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., Athens, GA 30601 USA
Phone: 1 (888) 637-4251
Distributed in Canada by:
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Canada Inc., Burlington ON L7L 5H4
20 x 1 Dose (1 mL)
50 x 1 Dose (1 mL)
3239 SATELLITE BLVD., BLDG 500, DULUTH, GA, 30096
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