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Alamycin La Injection

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Alamycin LA is indicated for use in cattle, sheep and pigs in the treatment of atrophic rhinitis caused by Bordetella bronchiseptica, Pasteurella haemolytica and Pasteurella multocida etc.

A sterile aqueous solution containing Oxytetracycline Dihydrate Ph.Eur equivalent to 200 mg/ml of Oxytetracycline base.

Product Uses:
Alamycin LA is specifically formulated to provide a prolonged action resulting in sustained antibacterial activity. Blood levels persist for at least 4 days. After administration by the intramuscular route maximum blood levels are achieved after 4 to 8 hours making Alamycin LA suitable for the treatment of acute infections. Oxytetracycline has been shown to be effective in vitro against the following bacterial species: Bordetella bronchiseptica, Corynebacterium pyogenes, Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, Escherichia coli, Haemophilus somnus, Pasteurella haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida, Salmonella dublin, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus agalactiae, Streptococcus faecalis, Streptococcus pyogenes and Streptococcus uberis.

Alamycin LA is indicated for use in cattle, sheep and pigs in the treatment of: atrophic rhinitis caused by Bordetella bronchiseptica, Pasteurella haemolytica and Pasteurella multocida; navel/joint ill caused by Corynebacterium pyogenes, E. coli, and Staphylococcus aureus; mastitis caused by Corynebacterium pyogenes, E. coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus agalactiae, and Streptococcus uberis; metritis caused by E. coli and Streptococcus pyogenes;
pasteurellosis and infections of the respiratory tract caused by Pasteurella haemolytica and Pasteurella multocida;
septicaemia caused by Salmonella dublin and Streptococcus pyogenes; erysipelas caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae.

Alamycin LA can also be used in the control of enzootic abortion in sheep.

Further Information:
If stored as directed Alamycin LA can be expected to retain its potency for 2 years from the manufacturing date. When the vial has been broached and the contents exposed to air, the solution may darken but the potency will be unchanged. Dispose of unused product in accordance with the appropriate local government regulations.

Dosage & Administration:

The recommended dosage rate is 20 mg/kg bodyweight (1 ml per 10 kg bodyweight) by deep intramuscular injection. The product is recommended for a single administration only. Maximum recommended dose at any one site:
Cattle 20ml
Pigs 10ml
Sheep 5ml
Piglets: 1 day 0.2ml
7 days 0.3ml
14 days 0.4ml
21 days 0.5ml
over 21 days 1.0ml/10kg
Contra-indications & warnings:

Alamycin LA is not for use in horses, dogs and cats.

Do not dilute Alamycin LA

Although Alamycin LA is well tolerated, occasionally a slight reaction of a transient nature has been observed.

Not for use in animals suffering from renal or hepatic damage.

The use of tetracyclines during the period of tooth and bone development, including late pregnancy, may lead to discolouration.

If concurrent treatment is administered, use a separate injection site.

Wash hands after use. In case of contact with eyes or skin, wash immediately with water as irritation may occur.
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