Tetroxy-LA

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Description
Tetroxy LA is a clear, sterile, yellow to amber coloured aqueous solution containing Oxytetracycline Dihydrate equivalent to 200 mg Oxytetracycline per ml.
This product also contains Povidone and NMP as co-solvents.
Uses
Tetroxy LA is indicated in the treatment and control of diseases caused by or associated with organisms sensitive to oxytetracycline in cattle, sheep and pigs.
Dosage
Tetroxy LA is administered by deep intramuscular injection at the rate of 1 ml per 10 kg bodyweight, which is equivalent to 20 mg oxytetracycline per kg.
It is recommended that the following amounts of Tetroxy LA at one site should not be exceeded:
Cattle, sheep and pigs 10 ml.
Pigs under 10 kg maximum dose of 1 ml.
Effective blood levels are maintained for up to 72 hours in cattle and 48 hours in pigs and sheep.
Because of the sustained blood levels attained at the above dosage rates with Tetroxy LA one treatment is usually sufficient.
Contra-indications, warnings, etc
Keep out of reach and sight of children.
Not recommended for cats, dogs, horses and donkeys.
Do not use in animals producing milk for human consumption.
Cattle may be slaughtered for human consumption only after 14 days from the last treatment.
Sheep may be slaughtered for human consumption only after 28 days from the last treatment.
Pigs may be slaughtered for human consumption only after 35 days from the last treatment.
Occasional local reaction of a transient nature may occur at the site of injection.
Prolonged use of anti-infectives may result in super infection by non-susceptible organisms. Photodermatitis may occasionally occur after treatment under strong exposure to sunlight.
For animal treatment only.
Wash hands after use. Avoid contact with the eyes.
The use of Tetroxy LA during the period of tooth development, including late pregnancy, may lead to tooth discolouration.
Not recommended in cases of renal impairment.
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