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Vetoxy 5% Injection

DESCRIPTION

Vetoxy 5% Injection is a broad spectrum antibiotic, for the treatment in cattle, camels, horses, sheep goats, pigs, dogs and cats, of bacterial, protozoal and rickettsial diseases caused by organisms sensitive to oxytetracycline.

 

COMPOSITION

Each ml contains:

      Oxytetracycline ........................................................ 5g  (as hydrochloride / sous forme de chlorhydrate) 

      Excipient q.s ............................................................ 100ml

PROPERTIES

Vetoxy 5% Injection is a clear, yellow-coloured solution with greenish tinge filled in an amber glass vial. Oxytetracycline, the active ingredient is primarily a bacteriostatic antibiotic that exerts its antimicrobial effect by the inhibition of protein synthesis.

Vetoxy 5% Injection is effective against a wide range of organisms including the following bacterial, rickettsial & protozoal pathogens common in Veterinary medicine:

Bacteria: 

Bacillus, Clostridium, Corynebacterium, Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Vibrio, Salmonella, Leptospira, Erysipelas, Vibrio, Mycoplasma, Pasteurella, Brucella, Haemophilus, Shigella, Klebsiella, Fusobacterium, Actinomyces & Actinobacillus spp. It is also effective against E.coli, Listeria monocytogenes, & Moraxella bovis.

Rickettsiae: 

Chlamydia psittaci - Psittacosis

Protozoa: 

Anaplasma spp. 

INDICATIONS

For the treatment in respiratory, gastro-intestinal and septicaemic infections caused by micro-organisms sensitive to Oxytetracycline in cattle, camels, horses, sheep, goats, pigs, dogs and cats.

It is effective against a wide range of livestock diseases like Pneumonia, dysentery, footrot, shipping fever, blue comb, gastro-enteritis, urogenital-tract infections, Metritis, Mycoplasmosis, Mastitis, Salmonellosis, liver abscesses etc. 

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

By slow intravenous or deep intramuscular injection:

•  1ml - 2ml of Vetoxy 5% per 10kg body weight, per day for 3 days

PRECAUTIONS

•  Do not exceed 20ml per injection site.

•  Some tissue reaction and discomfort may occur at the injection site.

•  Occasional sensitivity to Oxytetracycline has been known. In the event of drug allergy  (anaphylaxis), administer epinephrine (adrenaline) immediately. 

WITHDRAWAL PERIODS

•  Milk: 3 days (6 milkings)

•  Meat and Offals: 15 days.

PRESENTATION

  Carton Pack   Loose Pack
  15 x 50ml   50ml
  12 x 15 x 50ml   50ml
  12 x 100ml   100ml
  8 x 12 x 100ml   100ml
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