Each g of product contains Oxytetracycline hydrochloride 400 mg
Pigs and broilers
Broilers - Prevention and treatment of avian cholera caused by Pasteurella multocida, prevention and treatment of colibacillary enteritis caused by E. Coli, susceptible to the action of oxitetracycline.
Pigs - Prevention and treatment of enteritis caused by E. coli, prevention and treatment of pneumonia produced by M. hyopneumoniae, susceptible to the action of oxitetracycline.
Do not use in cases of hypersensitivity to the active substance or to the excipient.
Do not use in animals with liver,/kidney dysfunctions or hematopoiesis.
As with other tetracyclines, intestinal disorders and rarer allergic reactions or photosensitivity may occur.
The treatment consists of oral administration of Oxicrid 40 in drinking water, individually or in mass, for 5-7 consecutive days at different doses, depending on species, age, body weight, physiological status and state of health.
In pigs 20 mg a.s./kg bw/day, respectively 50 mg Oxicrid 40%/kg bw /day.
In broilers 40 mg a.s./kg bw/day, respectively 100 mg Oxicrid 40%/kg bw /day.
The following treatment regimen is used:
mg product/kg bw/day x body weight of animals to be treated (kg)/Daily average water consumption.
= mg Oxicrid pulv. 40%/L of water.
Animals should only drink medicated water.
Ingestion of medicated water by animals may be impaireed by the disease.
In case of insufficient medicated water ingestion, the treatment schedule will be reviewed.
To ensure a correct dosage administration, body weight of animals should be determined as accurately as possible.
Pigs - meat and offal: 6 days
Broilers - meat and offal: 7 days
Keep out of reach of children. Keep below 25°C. Do not refrigerate or freeze. Store in the original package. Store in a dry place. Keep away from direct light. Do not use after the expiry date printed on the label.
Shelf life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 2 years.
Shelf-life after first opening the original packaging: 28 days.
Shelf-life after reconstitution in drinking water: 24 hours.
The use of the veterinary medicinal product should be based on the results of susceptibility testing and the official and local policies concerning antimicrobial measures shall be observed.
Using the product in violation of the instructions in the SmPC may increase the prevalence of oxytetracycline resistance and may decrease the effectiveness of antimicrobial treatments in the penicillin group as a result of cross-resistance.
The product causes irritation of the skin, respiratory tract and eyes in case of inhalation or contact.
Adequate protective measures should be taken when mixing of the product with drinking water.
Workers must wear gloves, goggles and masks.
In case of contact with eyes, wash with water and soap.
Do not smoke, drink or eat while handling the product.
In case of accidental ingestion of the product or allergies caused by contact with skin, seek medical advice immediately and show the package leaflet or the label to the physician.
Those with known hypersensitivity to any of the product components should avoid any contact with the product.
Do not use in pregnant or lactating sows.
Do not use in poultry laying eggs for human consumption.
The product will not be given concurrently with aluminium-based antacids, with calcium, magnesium, or iron-based and bismuth-based salts due to chelation.
Do not exceed the recommended dose.
In case of overdosage, digestive disorders may occur, manifested by vomiting, diarrhoea, cholic, lack of appetite. Stop treatment with Oxicrid Pulv. 40% and initiate symptomatic treatment.
In the absence of compatibility studies, this veterinary medicinal product shall not be mixed with other veterinary medicinal products.
Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.
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.
These measures contribute to environmental protection.
1kg laminated terephthalate polyethylene foil/low-density polyethylene bags.