Lincocin Forte

Lincocin Forte

Contains 330mg lincomycin and 100mg neomycin for cattle

Lincocin Forte is now known as Albiotic

Features

  • Synergistic activity against Staphylococcus aureus
  • Registered for once a day milking
  • Aqueous base
  • Only intramammary containing lincomycin

Benefits

  • High bacteriological cure rates against typical NZ mastitis pathogens

  • Can be used at either twice daily, or once daily, milking intervals
  • Easy to administer with rapid dispersal of antibiotics into mammary gland
  • Lincomycin is a highly soluble molecule which diffuses rapidly throughout the mammary gland and circulates between blood-stream and mammary gland
  • Effectively treats S.aureus abscesses due to synergy between lincomycin and neomycin

Description

Each 10mL syringe of Lincocin Forte contains 330mg lincomycin and 100mg neomycin.
Lincocin Forte is for the treatment of bovine mastitis caused by organisms sensitive to lincomycin and neomycin.
Lincocin Forte 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.
Lincocin Forte 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 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, if necessary.
For once daily milking: Treatment may be repeated at 24 hourly intervals, up to a total of three doses, if necessary.

Withholding times

Milk: 
Twice daily milking:  5 milkings (approx. 60 hours)
Once daily milking: 4 milkings (approx. 96 hours)

Meat: 10 days

Human First Aid, Symptoms of Poisoning

Lincocin Forte SDS

Other

Store below 30°C.
Restricted Veterinary Medicine, ACVM Registration Number A07712