OxytetSol 10% Powder

OxytetSol 10% Powder

Contains oxytetracycline 100g/kg for calves, pigs and poultry

Features

  • Suitable for adding to milk or electrolytes for calves or drinking water for poultry and pigs
  • Soluble form of oxytetracycline
  • Available in 500g and 5kg tubs

Benefits

  • Allows rapid treatment when signs of disease detected
  • Solubility allows greater dose surety
  • Convenient pack sizing

Description

Contains 100g/kg oxytetracycline hydrochloride in a soluble powder

Pack Sizes

Available in 500g and 5kg packs

Action

Oxytetracycline is a tetracycline antibiotic with broad spectrum activity. Tetracycline antibiotics inhibit protein synthesis by binding to the 30S ribosome of bacteria. They are bacteriostatic antibiotics, effective against aerobic and anaerobic gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, mycoplasmas, rickettsiae, chlamydiae and some protozoa.

Indication

OxytetSol 10% Powder is indicated for the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections susceptible to oxytetracycline in calves, pigs and poultry.

Dosage

Directions: For adding to the drinking water or liquid diet of calves, pigs and poultry. Must be continuously administered when given in the drinking water, all other sources of water should be removed until the medicated water has been consumed. Prepare fresh solutions daily.
Calves: For bacterial enteritis, salmonellosis, pneumonia, etc. administer approx. 100mg/kg bodyweight (eg 5 grams of OxytetSol 10% powder per 50kg calf daily) in liquid diet or water until 24 hours after symptoms disappear.
Pigs: For bacterial enteritis, enzootic pneumonia, mastitis, metritis, etc. 2.5 - 4g/litre drinking water daily (approx. 100mg/kg bodyweight daily) until 24 hours after symptoms disappear.
Poultry: For respiratory infections, bacterial enteritis, etc. 2.5g/litre drinking water daily (approx. 20mg/kg bodyweight daily) for 5 - 10 days or until 24 hours after symptoms disappear.

Withholding times

Meat: 10 days. Not for use in bobby calves.
Eggs: 10 days.

Special Precautions

Allergic reactions can occur to oxytetracycline
OxytetSol 10% Powder SDS

Other

Store in original container, in a cool, dry place, avoiding direct sunlight and temperatures above 30°C.
Restricted Veterinary Medicine, ACVM Registration Number A04144