LINCOMIX 300 inj

COMPOSITION

Each mL of product contains Lincomycin hydrochloride 300 mg

TARGET SPECIES

Pigs

INDICATIONS

Pig - It is recommended for the treatment of enzootic pneumonia (Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae) in the treatment of joint infections hoof diseases caused by Mycoplasma hyosinoviae, Staphylococcus aureus, susceptible to lincomycin

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Do not administer to rabbits, hamsters, Guinea pigs, chinchillas, horses and ruminants because lincomycin can cause serious gastrointestinal disorders in these species. 

Do not use in animals with known hypersensitivity to lincomycin or to the excipient.

ADVERSE REACTIONS

None known.

DOSAGE FOR EACH SPECIES, METHOD AND ROUTE(S) OF ADMINISTRATION

The product is administered intramuscularly at a dose of 11 mg of active substance/kg of body weight (equivalent to 1 mL of product/27 kg body weight) once a day, for 3 consecutive days. Thereafter, depending on clinical development, treatment should be continued by administering lincomycin to fodder or drinking water.

WARNINGS/ RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CORRECT ADMINISTRATION 

In order to ensure the correct dose, the weight of the animals shall be assessed as accurately as possible in order to avoid over- or underdosing.

WITHDRAWAL PERIOD(S)

Pigs - meat and offal: 4 days

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR STORAGE 

Do not store above 25°C. Keep away from direct light.

SHELF LIFE

Shelf life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 2 years. Shelf-life after first opening the immediate packaging: 28 days

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR USE IN ANIMALS

The use of the product should be based on antimicrobial susceptibility testing of bacteria isolated from animals. 

If this is not possible, therapy should be based locally on epidemiological information on the target bacteria susceptibility.

Using the product in violation of the instructions provided in the SmPC may increase the prevalence of resistant bacteria and may decrease treatment effectiveness due to their cross-resistance potential.

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY THE PERSON ADMINISTERING THE PRODUCT:

In case of accidental self-injection, seek medical advice immediately and show the package leaflet or the label to the physician.

Avoid contact of the product with eyes or skin. 

In case of accidental contact with skin or eyes, rinse immediately with water.

USE DURING PREGNANCY AND LACTATION 

The product can be administered during gestation and lactation.

INTERACTION WITH OTHER MEDICINAL PRODUCTS AND OTHER FORMS OF INTERACTION

It is not recommended to use with erythromycin, because an antagonistic effect may occur.

OVERDOSE (SYMPTOMS, EMERGENCY PROCEDURES, ANTIDOTES)

In case of overdosing, animals may exhibit soft stools and diarrhoea.

INCOMPATIBILITIES

In the absence of compatibility studies, this veterinary medicinal product shall not be mixed with other veterinary medicinal products. 

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR THE DISPOSAL OF UNUSED PRODUCTS OR WASTE MATERIALS, IF ANY

Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements. The medicine should not be discharged into water courses due to its danger to fish and other aquatic organisms. The treated animals will be kept in shelters throughout the treatment and the manure from them will be collected and SHALL NOT be used for soil fertilisation.

PRESENTATION/PACKAGE 

100 mL, 250 mL and 500 mL polypropylene vials sealed with bromobutyl rubber stopper and aluminium cap.