Albiotic

Albiotic

Contains 330mg lincomycin and 100mg neomycin for bovine mastitis.

  Albiotic was formerly known as Lincocin Forte.

Features

  • Restricted Veterinary Medicine (antibiotic) for intramammary treatment of cows

  • Lactating cow intramammary solution for the treatment of mastitis

  • Can be used when cows with mastitis are being milked once a day or twice a day

  • Contains both lincomycin and neomycin in an aqueous formulation

Benefits

  • Contact your vet for advice

  • Available in packs of 24 syringes

  • Treats mastitis in cows, including typical NZ pathogens

  • Suitable for all NZ dairy farming systems

  • Easy to administer via intramammary administration



Description

Each 10mL syringe of Albiotic contains 330mg lincomycin and 100mg neomycin. 

Albiotic is for the treatment of bovine mastitis caused by organisms sensitive to lincomycin and neomycin. 

Albiotic is effective against Gram positive cocci, including staphylococcal organisms such as Staphylococcus aureus (penicillinase positive and penicillinase negative), CNS, Streptococcal spp. Streptococcus agalactiae, Streptococcus dysgalactiae and Streptococcus uberis

Albiotic is also effective against Gram negative organisms including E. coli and other enterobacteriaceae.

Pack Sizes

Boxes of 24 x 10mL syringes

Action

Lincomycin and neomycin have bactericidal activity against Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli.  The combination of lincomycin and neomycin has also demonstrated synergy against Staphylococcus aureus

Lincomycin, neomycin and the dual combination have been shown to be active against both penicillinase and non penicillinase producing Staphylococci spp and CNS. Lincomycin has bacteriostatic activity against Streptococci spp.

Indication

Broad spectrum treatment for bovine mastitis. Effective against Staphylococcus aureus (penicillinase positive and penicillinase negative), Streptococcus agalactiae, Streptococcus dysgalactiae, Streptococcus uberis, E. coli and other enterobacteriaceae.

Dosage

Administer one 10mL syringe per infected quarter.Treated quarters should not be milked for at least six hours after treatment, but should be milked at regular intervals thereafter.

For twice daily milking: Treatment may be repeated at 12 hourly intervals, up to a total of three doses

For once daily milking: Treatment may be repeated at 24 hourly intervals, up to a total of three doses

Withholding times

Milk: Twice daily milking:  5 milkings (approx. 60 hours)

Once daily milking: 4 milkings (approx. 96 hours)

Meat: 10 days

Other

Store below 25°C.

Restricted Veterinary Medicine, ACVM Registration Number A07712