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Tetramed 250 (Canada)

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Tetramed 250

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Medprodex

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

VETERINARY USE ONLY

Package sizes 400 g/10 g

DIN 00780863

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Each gram contains 250 mg Tetracycline HCl USP.

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

Tetramed 250 Indications

As an aid in the treatment of infections caused by or associated with micro-organisms sensitive to tetracycline HCl.

Chickens and Turkeys - As an aid for the treatment of C.R.D., bluecomb, cholera, enteritis and Hexamitiasis.

Swine, Calves, Sheep and Lambs - As an aid for the treatment of enteritis (diarrhea) and respiratory diseases.

Dosage & Administration:

Chickens and Turkeys - 1 g of powder per 5 L of drinking water or 100 g per 500 L of water or 400 g per 2000 L of 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 100 g in 3.8 L of water. This will medicate 500 L of drinking water or set the apparatus to distribute 15 mL per 4 L of water (1/2 oz/gallon U.S.). Prepare the stock solution by dissolving 400 g in 7.5 L of water. This will medicate 2,000 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 100 g per 200 L of drinking water or 400 g per 800 L of 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 200 g in 3 L of water or 400 g in 6 L of water. This will medicate 400 L and 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 100 g of powder per 225 L of water or 400 g per 900 L of water for 3 to 5 days.

Calves (respiratory diseases) - Double the above dosage.

Sheep and Lambs - 1 g of powder per 25 kg of body weight every 12 hours, given as a drench in water for 4 to 5 days.

Note

Only medicated drinking water should be provided during the treatment period and fresh solutions should be prepared daily. 1 teaspoon (5 mL) equals 4 g.

Storage

Store in a dry, cool place below 23°C.

Warning(s)

Treated animals and birds must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least 5 days after the latest treatment with this drug. Do not feed to laying birds. Do not use in lactating dairy cattle.

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

Medprodex Inc., 11 Ellens Street, P.O. Box 399, Mitchell, ON N0K 1N0

Distributed by Bio Agri Mix LP, PO Box 399 Mitchell, ON N0K 1N0

www.bioagrimix.com

NAC No.: 12200194

MEDPRODEX INC.
Distributed by BIO AGRI MIX LP
P.O. BOX 399, 11 ELLENS STREET, MITCHELL, ON, N0K 1N0
Telephone:   519-348-9865
Order Desk:   800-265-1763
Technical Information:   519-348-4402
Fax:   519-348-4100
Website:   www.bioagrimix.com
Email:   info@bioagrimix.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Tetramed 250 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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