UK Registered Veterinary Retailer
100mg/ml » 1 Litre

  • 100mg/ml » 1 Litre £46.00


Karidox contains the antibiotic doxycycine and is intended to be used in chickens and pigs, particularly against respiratory infections.

A clear, dense, brownish-yellow solution containing 100 mg doxycycline, asdoxycycline hyclate, per ml.

In chickens, prevention and treatment of chronic respiratory disease (CRD) andmycoplasmosis caused by microorganisms sensitive to doxycycline.In pigs,prevention of clinical respiratory disease due toPasteurella multocidaandMycoplasma hyopneumoniaesensitive to doxycycline. The presence of the disease inthe herd should be established before treatment.

Instructions for use
Karidox is to be administered in drinking water.For chickens, give 10-20 mg of doxycycline / kg live weight / day for 3-5 days (i.e. 0.5-1.0 ml of product / litre ofdrinking water / day).For pigs, give 10mg of doxycycline / kg b.w. / day for 5 days(i.e. 1 ml of product / 10 kg b.w. / day).To ensure the correct dosage and avoid under dosing, live weight should be determined as accurately as possible. The consumption of medicated water depends on the clinical condition of the animals. In order to achieve the correct dosage, the concentration of doxycycline has to be adjusted accordingly. Medicated water should be the only water available.The medicated water may be used only for 24 hours and should be made up freshly every day. If no improvement in clinical signs is seen within the recommended duration of treatment, the diagnosis should be reviewed and the treatment changed.

Contra-indications and warnings
Do not use Karidox in animals hypersensitive to tetracyclines, in animals with hepatic dysfunction or for laying hens.Allergic and photosensitivity reactions can occur.Intestinal flora may be affected if treatment is very prolonged, and this may result in digestive disturbance. Do not administer Karidox to laying birds from four weeks before the start of lay and during lay. It should not be used during pregnancy orlactation.Absorption of doxycycline may be reduced by high concentrations of calcium, iron, magnesium or aluminium in the diet. Do not administer with antacids,kaolin or iron preparations.Do not administer together with bactericidal antibiotics.The solubility of the product depends on acidity and will it precipitate if mixed in analkaline solution. Do not administer with milk replacers.Special precautions for use in animals. Avoid administration in oxidized drinking equipment. Resistance against doxycycline may vary, so the use of this product should be based on culture and sensitivity of micro-organisms from diseased cases on the farm or on recent experience on the farm.Special precautions to be taken by the person administering Karidox to animals Do not handle the product if you are hypersensitive to tetracyclines.Wear gloves,overalls and approved safety glasses.This product is acid and likely to be irritant.Avoid its contact with the skin and eyes. In case of contact with skin, rinse immediately with plenty of water. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately

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Delivery Information

How quickly do you deliver?

Under almost all products on our website is an Estimated dispatch time, check this for a delivery prediction specific to the item you are looking to purchase. These badges are updated live based on the stock levels we have and also those of our suppliers - so are usually very accurate, but cannot be guaranteed. In more general terms, we aim to dispatch all orders within 1 working day of receiving payment (and a prescription if required). If we cannot do so within 3 working days we will contact you by email.

What do you charge for delivery?

For UK delivery, we charge the following:

Order Total Weight Delivery
£0-£28.99 Under 2kg £2.99
2kg+ £4.99
£29-£38.99 Under 2kg Free
2kg+ £4.99
£39+ Under 2kg Free
2kg+ Free

Prices quoted are for delivery to all parts of mainland UK except certain Scottish postcodes (where the price is higher for items sent by courier. Delivery of food abroad (including Channel Islands, N. Ireland and other islands around the UK) is charged at a higher price and free delivery is not available. Temperature controlled products, such as Insulin, are also not always subject to the standard and/or free delivery options.

For full information on our delivery charges, including prices on heavy deliveries to Scotland and abroad, see our delivery information page.

We can deliver most items to all around the world, but prices do vary. The majority of light weight orders (less than 1.5kg) can be delivered for a flat rate of £10. For an accurate estimate of the delivery charge, please put the items you require in your basket and use the "Estimate Delivery" system on the shopping basket page (you only need to enter your country and postal/zip code) for a quick quote. For deliveries to the USA you may need to go to the checkout page and enter your full address to get a quote (as some services need your state in order to quote too). For more information on international deliveries, please see our delivery information page.

Delivery of aerosols

Due to air freight restrictions aerosols cannot ever be sent abroad by Royal Mail. We appreciate your understanding.

Delivery of temperature controlled items

Some products, such as insulin and frozen food, need to be delivered in insulated packaging to prevent them from getting too warm (or too cold) during transit from us to you. Purchasing any of these items in your order will result in a £1.99 charge being added to the total to cover the high cost of the insulated packaging materials. You only pay the £1.99 once per order, regardless of how many temperature controlled items you purchase in that order.

How do I cancel or return an order?

Please call us as soon as possible if you need to amend or cancel an order on 01582 842096. If your order has been processed for dispatch we will be unable to cancel or amend the order. You will however be able to return your product for a full refund*.

To return an item, you must contact us by phone or email to arrange this BEFORE posting any product back to us. We will explain the process at this stage for you.

*For full details on returns, see our terms and conditions page.


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