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Safeoxi 20% LA Injection

Composition

Each ml. contains
Oxytetracycline Base 50 mg.
Propylene glycol q.s.

Description

Oxytetracycline belongs to the group of tetracyclines and acts bacteriostatic against many Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria like Bordetella, Campylobacter, Chlamydia, E. coli, Haemophilus, Mycoplasma, Pasteurella, Rickettsia, Salmonella, Staphylococcus and Streptococcus spp. The action of oxytetracycline is based on inhibition of bacterial protein synthesis. Oxytetracycline is mainly excreted in urine, for a small part in bile and in lactating animals in milk

Indications

Arthritis, gastrointestinal and respiratory infections caused by oxytetracycline sensitive micro-organisms, like Bordetella, Campylobacter, Chlamydia, E. coli, Haemophilus, Mycoplasma, Pasteurella, Rickettsia, Salmonella, Staphylococcus and Streptococcus spp., in calves, goats, sheep and swine.

Contra indications

  • Hypersensitivity to tetracyclines.
  • Administration to animals with a serious impaired renal and/or liver function.
  • Concurrent administration with penicillines, cephalosporines, quinolones and cycloserine.

Side effects

  • After intramuscular administration local reactions can occur, which disappear in a few days.
  • Discoloration of teeth in young animals.
  • Hypersensitivity reactions.

Dosage

For intramuscular or subcutaneous administration:
Full-grown animals:
1 ml. per 5 – 10 kg. body weight, for 3 – 5 days.
Young animals:
2 ml. per 5 – 10 kg. body weight, for 3 – 5 days.
Do not administer more than 10 ml. in swine and more than 5 ml. in calves, goats and sheep per injection site.
Withdrawal times
– For meat: 12 days.
– For milk: 5 days.

Storage & Warning

Keep closed in a cool and dry place, away from sunlight and safe from children.

Packing

Available in 100 ml pack size.

FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY

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