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Tetracyclines

tetracycline by the vets care
tetracycline

(Oxytetracycline, Doxycycline)

Class: Bacteriostatic, Broad Spectrum

Mechanism: Reversibly bind to the 30S ribosome

Indications: Infections caused by tetracycline-sensitive strains; anaplasmosis, often ineffective for endocarditis, empyema, meningitis, septic arthritis and osteomyelitis.

Antagonists: Antacids, milk, diuretics, methoxyflurane, penicillins, ferrous sulfate.

Side effects: Causes nephrotoxicity when administered at high Recommended Doses, Calcium Chelation is the major side effect. Can affect growing bone and teeth formation (cause straining of teeth) in young animals and some hepatotoxicity may occur at large doses.

Notes: Multiple doses should not be given to horses INTRAVENOUSLY. Doxycycline is mostly used in Dogs for Babesiosis.

1.  Oxytetracycline (Simple)

Horses: 5mg/Kg IV             Ruminants: 5-10mg/kg IM or IV   

      Foals/Calf= 10-20mg/kg P.O.

Trade name Composition Packing Company
Remoxin 50 mg/ml 50 & 100 ml PDH
Oxy S 50 mg/ml 50 ml Selmore PH
Nawacin 50 50 mg/ml 50 & 100 ml Nawan
Oxycon – 50 50 mg/ml 50 ml Vetcon Ph.
Resomycin 50mg/ml 50ml Star

2.  Oxytetracycline LA

Trade name Composition Packing Company Recommended Dose
Oxtra LA 200 mg/ml 50 & 100 ml Fatro 1 ml/10 kg
Oxy LA 200 mg/ml 50 & 100 ml Selmore PH Same as above
Floxitetra LA 200 mg/ml 100 ml Selmore AG Same as above
Nawacin LA 200 mg/ml 50 & 100 ml Nawan Same as above
Remacycline LA 200 mg/ml 100 ml Marush Same as above
Rasomycine LA 200 mg/ml 50 ml Star Same as above

3. Oxytetracycline PVD (Poly venyl Pyrolidone)

Trade name Composition Packing Company Recommended Dose
Oxycare PVP 100 mg/ml 50 ml Vetycare 1 ml/20 kg
Nawacin PVP 100 mg/ml 50 & 100 ml Nawan 1 ml/20 kg
Oxy PVP 100 mg/ml 50 & 100 ml Selmore PH 1 ml/20 kg
Resomycine PVP 100 mg/ml 50 ml Star 1 ml/20 kg

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