TYLOSIN “AVICO”

A water Soluble Powder for Oral Use


Composition: Each 100 gm contains:
Tylosin Tartrate (active) 100 mg (ai)
Properties:
Tylosin is an antibiotic belongs to a family named as macrolides which have a large lactone ring, and upon the size of this ring macrolides can be classified into 3 groups. They are known to have an antibacterial spectrum which is essentially gram-positive. Tylosin has bacteriostatic properties and in particular has a conside
rable activity against PPLO (PleuroPneumonia like Organisms) causing CRD (Chronic Respiratory Disease) of poultry affecting chickens, turkeys, cattle and goats. leptospira, erysipelas, H. pertussis, Moraxella bovis are also among the susceptible micro-organisms.
Indication:
Tylosin is recommended for treatment of CRD and mycoplasmosis in poultry. It is also proved to be useful during stress associated with live vaccines.
Tylosin has a particular action against pleuropneumonia-like organisms (PPLO) isolated from chickens, turkeys, cattle and goats.
The drug is recommended for the treatment of erysipelas of turkeys, mycoplasmosis and CRD in chickens and turkeys. Besides being used following stress associated with live vaccination. Administration of 0.5% water solution serves for control of spirochetosis caused by Borrelia anserina and it is effective against P. multocida and Corynebacterium pyogenes causing pneumonia in cattle, acute staphylococcal and streptococcal mastitis in cattle. TYLOSIN “AVICO” 100% is also effective against several species of spirochetes including; leptospira, Moraxella bovis, Haemphilus pertussis, and certain vibrios.
Dosage and Administration:
Poultry and Turkey: 1g /2 L drinking water for 3 – 5 days.
Calves & lambs: 10-15 mg/kg b.wt. orally.
Withdrawal period:

  • Meat: poultry: 3 days.
  • Turkey: 5 days.
  • Calves: 14 days.
  • Lambs: 21 days.
  • Eggs: 7 days.

Cautions:
Do not use the same solution for more than 1 day.
Do not leave or dispose of water containing tylosin tartrate where it may be accessible to animals not under treatment or wildlife.
Direct contact of tylosin tartrate with skin on conjunctivae should be avoided.
Storage:
Store in a dark place at a temperature below 30C.
Packing:
100, 500 g and 1kg aluminum foil bag.

 


FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY