Oxytetracycline For Goats

Oxytetracycline Injection 200 is intended for use in the treatment of the following diseases in beef cattle; dairy cattle; calves, including preruminating (veal) calves; and swine when due to oxytetracycline-susceptible organisms:

Cattle: Oxytetracycline Injection 200 is indicated in the treatment of pneumonia and shipping fever complex associated with Pasteurella spp. and Haemophilus spp.; infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (pink eye) caused by Moraxella bovis; foot rot and diphtheria caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum; bacterial enteritis (scours) caused by Escherichia coli; wooden tongue caused by Actinobacillus lignieresii; leptospirosis caused by Leptospira pomona; and wound infections and acute metritis caused by strains of staphylococci and streptococci organisms sensitive to oxytetracycline.

Description:

Oxytetracycline is a broad-spectrum antibiotic, with bacteriostatic action against a large number of Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms (like Streptococci, Staphylococci, Pasteurella spp., Brucella spp., Corynebacteria spp., Erysipelothrix, Coliforms, Salmonella), Rickettsiae, Mycoplasmas, Chlamydia and some protozoa. Activity against Pseudomonas, Proteus- and Klebsiella spp. is low. Applied parenterally, oxytetracycline quickly penetrates the blood and tissues. The advanced effect of this preparation is the extremely long therapeutic effect. Oxytetracycline acts synergistic with polymyxin.

Indication:

Oxytet 20% LA Inj. is effective against infections caused by micro-organisms susceptible to oxytetracycline, like infections of the respiratory tract (pneumonia, bronchopneumonia), infections of the urinary tract, foot rot and Bedsoniasis in sheep.
Dysentery, shipping fever, gastro-enteritis, Mycoplasmosis, (endo)metritis, mastitis, Salmonellosis and liver abscesses in cattle, pigs, sheep and goats.

Contra-indication:

  • Do not administer to animals hypersensitive to tetracyclines.
  • Do not administer to animals with a severe impaired kidney or liver function.
  • Do not administer to horses, dogs and cats. Do not administer to ewes producing milk for human consumption.

Precautions

Exceeding the highest recommended dosage level of drug per lb of body weight per day, administering more than the recommended number of treatments, and/or exceeding 10 mL intramuscularly or subcutaneously per injection site in adult beef and dairy cattle, and 5 mL intramuscularly per injection site in adult swine, may result in antibiotic residues beyond the withdrawal period. Consult your veterinarian prior to administering this product in order to determine the proper treatment required in the event of an adverse reaction. At the first sign of any adverse reaction, discontinue use of the product and seek the advice of your veterinarian. Some of the reactions may be attributed either to anaphylaxis (an allergic reaction) or to cardiovascular collapse of unknown cause.

Shortly after injection, treated animals may have transient hemoglobinuria resulting in darkened urine. As with all antibiotic preparations, use of this drug may result in overgrowth of nonsusceptible organisms, including fungi. A lack of response by the treated animal, or the development of new signs, may suggest that an overgrowth of nonsusceptible organisms has occurred. If any of these conditions occur, consult your veterinarian. Since bacteriostatic drugs may interfere with the bactericidal action of penicillin, it is advisable to avoid giving Oxytetracycline Injection 200 in conjunction with penicillin.

Dosage /administration:

For deep intramuscular injection.

  • Cattle, pigs, sheep and goats : 1 ml per 10 kg bodyweight (20 mg per kg bodyweight). A single dose is recommended, due to its long action of at least 3 days.

No more than 20 ml in cattle, 10 ml in pigs or 5 ml in sheep and goats should be injected into a single site.

In piglets weighing less than 10 kg a 1 ml dose should be used.

Withdrawal period:

Meat : 28 days
Milk : 7 days

Prices of Oxytetracycline For Goats

$147.00 – $255.00

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