Liquamycin LA-200 Injectable 500mL
Style #: 10000464
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- Oxytetracycline Injectable Solution
- Sterile, ready-to-use solution
- Broad-spectrum oxytetracycline is effective against various bacterial diseases, including:
- Shipping fever
- Foot rot
- Bacterial scours
- Wound infections
- Leptospirosis (L. Pomona)
- Wooden tongue
- Ready to use. No mixing, refrigeration or special handing needed
- One dose delivers three days of sustained therapy; fewer injections mean less labor and animal stress
- Beef Friendly™ subcutaneous (SC) option is available to minimize risk of carcass blemish
- Approved for use in lactating dairy cows
- Administered by SC or IV injection to beef and dairy cattle and calves, including pre-ruminating veal calves
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION: Discontinue treatmentwith LIQUAMYCIN LA-200 at least 28 days prior to slaughter. Discardmilk for 96 hours after the last treatment. Do not exceed the highestrecommended level of drug per lb of body weight per day.
Parental antibiotic treatment of a wide range of diseases caused by susceptible Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.
LIQUAMYCIN LA-200 is approved for the treatment of pneumonia and shipping fever complex associated with Pasteurella spp. and Hemophilus spp.; infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (pinkeye) caused by Moraxella bovis; footrot and diphtheria caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum; bacterial enteritis (scours) caused by Escherichia coli; wooden tongue caused by Actinobacillus lignieresii; leptospirosis caused by Leptospira pomona;and wound infections and acute metritis caused by strains ofstaphylococci and streptococci organisms sensitive to oxytetracycline.
- Broad-spectrum oxytetracycline is effective against variousbacterial diseases, including pinkeye, pneumonia, shipping fever, footrot, diphtheria, bacterial scours, metritis, wound infections,leptospirosis (L. Pomona) and wooden tongue.
- Contains Zoetis-quality oxytetracycline for proven dose-to-dose safety and consistency.
- Ready to use. No mixing, refrigeration or special handing needed.
- One dose delivers three days of sustained therapy. Fewer injections mean less labor and animal stress.
- LA-200 has a long history of trusted, reliable performance as the pioneer antibiotic.
- Beef Friendly™ subcutaneous (SC) option is available to minimize risk of carcass blemish.
- Approved for use in lactating dairy cows.
- Administered by SC or IV injection to beef and dairy cattle and calves, including pre-ruminating veal calves.
Dosage and Administration
- LIQUAMYCIN LA-200 is to be administered by subcutaneous,intramuscular, or intravenous injection to beef cattle and calves,including pre-ruminating veal calves.
- Single dosage of 9 mg/lb is recommended for treatment of bacterial pneumonia (shipping fever) associated with Pasteurella spp. and Haemophilus spp.in calves and yearlings or infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (pinkeye) caused by Moraxella bovis. For treatment of foot rot and other indicated diseases, a dosage of 3-5 mg/lb body weight per day is recommended.
- LIQUAMYCIN LA-200 can also be administered by subcutaneous,intravenous, or intramuscular injection at a level of 3-5 mg ofoxytetracycline per lb of body weight per day. In the treatment ofsevere foot rot and advanced cases of other indicated diseases, adosage level of 5 mg/lb of body weight per day is recommended.Treatment should be continued 24-48 hours following remission ofdisease signs; however, treatment should not exceed a total of fourconsecutive days. Consult your veterinarian if improvement is not notedwithin 24-48 hours of the beginning of treatment.
- LIQUAMYCIN LA-200 is intended for use in the treatment ofdisease due to oxytetracycline-susceptible organisms in beef cattle andcalves, including pre-ruminating veal calves. A thoroughly cleaned,sterile needle and syringe should be used for each injection (needlesand syringes may be sterilized by boiling in water for 15 minutes). Incold weather, LIQUAMYCIN LA-200 should be warmed to room temperaturebefore administration to animals. Before withdrawing the solution fromthe bottle, disinfect the rubber cap on the bottle with suitabledisinfectant, such as 70% alcohol. The injection site should besimilarly cleaned with the disinfectant. Needles of 16-18 gauge and1-11.2 inches long are adequate for subcutaneous and intramuscularinjections. Needles 2-3 inches long are recommended for intravenoususe.
Subcutaneous Administration: Subcutaneousinjections in beef cattle and calves, including pre-ruminating vealcalves, should be made by directing the needle of suitable gauge andlength through the loose folds of the neck skin in front of theshoulder. Care should be taken to ensure that the tip of the needle haspenetrated the skin but is not lodged in muscle. Before injecting thesolution, pull back gently on the plunger. If blood appears in thesyringe, a blood vessel has been entered; withdraw the needle and selecta different site. The solution should be injected slowly into the areabetween the skin and muscles. No more than 10 mL should be injectedsubcutaneously at any one site in adult beef cattle; rotate injectionsites for each succeeding treatment. The volume administered perinjection site should be reduced according to age and body size so that1-2 mL per site is injected in small calves.
Intravenous Administration: LIQUAMYCIN LA-200 maybe administered intravenously to beef cattle. As with all highlyconcentrated materials, LIQUAMYCIN LA-200 should be administered slowlyby the intravenous route.