TILMICOSIN 25% oral

COMPOSITION:

Contains per ml:
Tilmicosin (as phosphate) 250 mg

DESCRIPTION:

Tilmicosin is a semi-synthesized macrolide antibiotic used for calves, pigs, turkeys and poultry. It has an in vitro antibacterial spectrum that is predominately Gram-positive with activity against certain Gram-negative micro-organisms. Activity against several Mycoplasma species has also been seen.

INDICATIONS:

Tilmicosin 25% Oral is indicated for the control and treatment of respiratory infections associated with micro-organisms susceptible to tilmicosin, such as: Mycoplasma spp., Pasteurella multocida, Mannheimia haemolytica, Actinomyces pyogenes and Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae in calves and pigs. Tilmi 25% Oral can be used for the treatment of infections in poultry and turkeys caused by Mycoplasma gallisepticum (CRD), Mycoplasma synoviae (arthritis/synovitis), Mycoplasma meleagridis (in turkeys) and by Clostridium perfringens (necrotic enteritis).

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:

Do not administer to animals hypersensitive to tilmicosin. Do not administer to animals with an active rumen and intestinal microbial flora or large intestines, especially not to horses. Do not administer during pregnancy and lactation: use only after a risk/benefit assessment by a veterinarian. Overdose may cause heart and kidney toxicity. Do not administer inlayers producing eggs for human consumption or to animals intended for breeding purposes.

SIDE EFFECTS:

Possible cardiac toxicity (tachycardia and decreased contractility). Occasionally, a transient reduction in water or (artificial) milk intake has been observed upon treatment with tilmicosin.

INCOMPATIBILITY WITH OTHER DRUGS:

Do not administer together with other macrolides or lincosamides.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:

For oral administration via drinking water or milk (calves).

  • Calves : 1 ml per 25 kg bodyweight, twice daily, dissolved in (artificial) milk, during 3 – 5 days.
  • Poultry, turkeys : 300 ml per 1,000 litres of drinking water during 3 – 5 days.
  • Pigs : 800 – 1,600 ml per 1,000 litres of drinking water during 5 – 7 days.

If necessary extend treatment to 10 – 21 days. Note: Medicated drinking water or (artificial) milk should be used within 24 hours. To ensure a correct dosage, the concentration of the product should be adjusted to the actual fluid intake.

WITHDRAWAL PERIOD:

Meat: Calves, pigs : 14 days Poultry, turkeys : 12 days

STORAGE:

Store in a dry, dark place between 15 °C and 25 °C.
Store in closed packing.
Keep medicine away from children.

PACKING:

100 ml PE-Pharma bottle (144 bottles per box). 240 ml PE-Pharma bottle (24 bottles per box). 1 litre PE-Pharma bottle (12 bottles per box).

 

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