TILMICOSIN "AVICO "

Liquid


Composition:Each 1 ml contains:
Tilmicosin phosphate 250 mg (a.i).
Properties:
Tilmicosin is a semi-synthetic antibiotic of the macrolide group and is believed to affect protein synthesis. It has bacteriostatic action but at high concentrations it may be bactericidal.
This antibacterial activity is predominantly against Gram-positive microorganism with activity against certain gram-negative ones avian origin. In particular, its activity has been demonstrated against the following microorganism:
Chickens and turkeys: Mycoplasma gallisepticum and Mycoplasma synoviae
Scientific evidence suggests that macrolides act synergistically with the host immune system. Macrolides appear to enhance phagocyte killing of bacteria.
Cross-resistance between tilmicosin and other macrolides and lincomycin has been observed.
Indications:
Chickens: For the treatment and prevention of respiratory disease in chicken flocks, associated with Mycoplasma gallisepticum and M. synoviae.
Turkeys: For the treatment and prevention of respiratory disease in turkey flocks, associated with Mycoplasma gallisepticum and M. synoviae.
Dosage & administration:
75 mg tilmicosin per liter (60 ml TILMICOSIN AVICO per 200 liters) of drinking water continuously for 3 days this provides (Equivalent to10-25 mg tilmicosin per 1 kg b.wt. per day).
Withdrawal period:
Chickens: 12 days.
Turkeys: 19 days.
Eggs: Not used for layers producing eggs for human consumption.
Contra-indication:
Do not allow horses or other equines access to drinking water containing tilmicosin.
For oral use only. It may be highly toxic when administered parenterally.
Storage:
Store in a dark place at a temperature below 30º C.
Packing:
60 amber glass and 240 ml plastic bottles.


FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY