Tetramed 250 (Canada)This page contains information on Tetramed 250 for veterinary use.
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- Tetramed 250 Indications
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Tetramed 250This treatment applies to the following species:
Soluble antibiotic for chickens, turkeys, swine, calves, sheep and lambs.
TETRACYCLINE HYDROCHLORIDE SOLUBLE POWDER
VETERINARY USE ONLY
Each gram contains tetracycline hydrochloride, USP 250 mg.
Tetramed 250 Indications
As an aid in the treatment of infections caused by or associated with microorganisms susceptible to tetracycline hydrochloride.
Chickens: Chronic respiratory disease (CRD), cholera, enteritis and Hexamitiasis.
Turkeys: Chronic respiratory disease (CRD), Bluecomb, cholera, enteritis and Hexamitiasis.
Swine, calves, sheep and lambs: Enteritis (diarrhea) and respiratory diseases.
Dosage and Administration
To reduce the development of antimicrobial resistance and maintain effectiveness, use this antibiotic prudently.
Chickens and turkeys: 400 g per 2000 L of water for 3 to 5 days.
For automatic proportioner: Set the apparatus to distribute 15 mL per 4 L of drinking water (1/2 oz/gallon U.S.). Prepare the stock solution by dissolving 400 g in 7.2 L of water. This will medicate 1968 L of drinking water.
Swine: 1 g of powder per 25 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench using a dose syringe or 2 g of powder per 4 L of drinking water or 400 g per 800 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 400 g in 6 L of water. This will medicate 800 L of drinking water.
Calves (scours): 1 g of powder per 50 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench in water or 400 g per 900 L of water for 3 to 5 days.
Calves (respiratory diseases): Double above dosage for 3 to 5 days.
Sheep and lambs: 1 g of powder per 25 kg of body weight every 12 hours given as a drench in water for 4 or 5 days.
1 teaspoon equals 4 g.
Only medicated drinking water should be provided during the treatment period and fresh solutions should be prepared daily.
Treated animals must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 5 days after the latest treatment with this drug. Do not use in lactating dairy animals. Do not feed to laying birds. When handling the product, avoid inhalation, oral exposure and direct contact with skin or eyes. Keep out of reach of children.
Protect from light and humidity. Store between 15°C and 30°C.
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