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Oxytetracycline

Oxytetracycline

Oxytetracycline is an antibiotic that belongs to the tetracycline family. It is an anti-bacterial agent that inhibits the production of protein in bacteria, which limits its growth and reproduction.

 

Broad-spectrum and effective against many strains of Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria.

 

how much oxytetracycline for chickens

What oxytetracycline is used for treating infections caused by bacteria affected by the drug to chickens such as anthrax, syphilis, brucellosis, chlamydia infection, gonorrhea, duodenal ulcer, dermatitis, urethritis, urinary tract infections, parathyroid cyst, and epidemic pleuropathy. And for acne vulgaris.

 

what is oxytetracycline used to treat

The medicine can be taken orally, by injection into a vein or intramuscularly, and it is also found in eye ointments (a combination medicine that contains other types of medicines).

 

Indications

It is considered to be a broad-spectrum antibiotic, acting on Gram-positive and negative bacteria, Spirocytes, Rickettsia, Mycoplasma, and Chlamydia.

Cattle, sheep, and goats:

1- It is used in the treatment of bacterial infections in the respiratory system, such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and pleuritis.

2- It is used in the treatment of bacterial infections in the digestive system, such as enteritis and intestinal flu.

3- - In cases of infection with pastilla, calf diphtheria, foot rot, omphalitis, and arthritis.

4- It is used in the treatment of blood parasites, such as Anaplasmosis and Taylor.

5- In the treatment of wounds and abscesses.

6- And to prevent infection after surgery and childbirth.

 

Side effects

  • Liver failure.
  • Aplastic anemia.
  • High level of nitrogen in the blood from urea (BUN) in the blood serum.
  • Hemolytic anemia.
  • Hypersensitivity reactions.Thrombocytopenic purpura.
  • Sore tongue.
  • Teeth discoloration.Bulging fontanelle.
  • Pseudotumor cerebri.
  • Increased intracranial pressure.
  • Difficulty swallowing.

 

how much oxytetracycline to give a sheep

By intramuscular injection: for animals.

Cattle, sheep, and goats: 1 ml of product per 10 kg of body weight by muscle, to be repeated after 72 hours if necessary.


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