Alamycin Long Acting 300mg/ml 500ml
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|Drug Name and Strength||Oxytetracycline 300mg/ml|
|Indication||Broad spectrum antibiotic injection for use in cattle, sheep and pigs.|
|Actions||Oxytetracycline is a bacteriostatic antibiotic that inhibits protein synthesis in susceptible bacteria. Inside the cell it binds irreversibly to receptors on the 30S subunit of the bacterial ribosome where it interferes with the binding of the amino-acyl transfer RNA to the acceptor site on the messenger RNA ribosome complex. This effectively prevents the addition of the amino acids to the elongating peptide chain, inhibiting protein synthesis.|
|Precautions||Disposal Dispose of empty container by wrapping with paper and placing in garbage.|
|Dosage and Administration||Alamycin LA 300 can be administered at the standard dose of 20 mg/kg (1 mL/15 kg) for three to four days duration of activity, or at the elevated dose of 30 mg/kg (1 mL/10 kg) for prolonged duration of activity (i.e. activity maintained for five to six days) as directed by dispensing veterinarian. Injections are to be given by deep intramuscular injection into the neck region for the treatment and control of conditions caused by organisms sensitive to the action of oxytetracycline.Volume at any one site should not exceed 10 mL. Treated animals should be clearly identified in such a way that they will maintain their identity during the withholding period. Cattle, sheep, pigs. Standard dose 20 mg/kg (1 mL/15 kg); high dose 30 mg/kg (1 mL/10 kg). Piglets < 10 kg. Give 0.2 mL at 1 day old to 0.5 mL at 21 days old. Piglets > 21 days old. Give 1 mL/10 kg.A single dose is usually sufficient.|
|Storage||Store below 25°C (air conditioning). Protect from light. Contents of broached bottles are stable for 28 days.|
|MSDS (external link)||Alamycin La 300mg/Ml 500ml MSDS|
|Label (external link)||Alamycin La 300mg/Ml 500ml Label|
|Manufacturer||Norbrook Laboratories Australia P/L|