TARGET SPECIES: Cattle (suckling calves), rabbits, birds (hens, turkeys).
INDICATIONS: ERYTHROMYCIN FP 6% is recommended in the treatment of diseases caused by erythromycin-sensitive germs in:
Cattle (suckling calves): infections of the respiratory or digestive tract, arthritis, infectious pododermatitis, omphalophlebitis.
Rabbits: pasteurellosis, streptococcal and staphylococcal infections.
Hens: mycoplasmosis, pasteurellosis, chronic respiratory disease, infectious sinusitis, staphylococcal arthritis, streptococcal infections.
Turkeys: airsacculitis, infectious sinusitis, staphylococcal arthritis, streptococcal infections.
1 gram of powder contains:
Erythromycin thiocyanate……………………………………..60 mg
Lactose monohydrate, citric acid monohydrate q.s.ad………..1 g
Do not administer to adult cattle or calves after weaning. Do not administer to animals with liver dysfunctions. Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to the active substance or any of the excipients.
Rare allergic reactions occur. Occasionally, erythromycin administered orally can cause gastrointestinal problems (diarrhea, vomiting, and anorexia). If you notice serious reactions or other effects not listed in this leaflet, please inform your veterinarian.
METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION:
Oral administration after dissolution in the drinking water:
Cattle (suckling calves): 5 – 10 g of ERYTHROMYCIN FP 6%/50 kg bw; the dose shall be divided and administered twice a day (every 12 hours), for 3 – 5 days.
Rabbits: 2 – 4 g of ERYTHROMYCIN FP 6%/10 kg bw, once a day, for 3 – 5 days.
Hens, turkeys: 2 – 4 g of ERYTHROMYCIN FP 6%/liter of drinking water, once a day, for 3 – 5 days.
In order to ensure proper dosage, the body weight of the animals should be determined as accurately as possible.
The medicated water should be freshly prepared every 24 hours. During the entire period of treatment, the animals should only consume medicated water. In order to achieve maximum efficiency, the medication should be combined with good management practices (proper hygiene, proper ventilation, avoiding overcrowding). If the animals do not show any improvement in their health, consult the veterinarian for re-assessment of the treatment.
REECOMMENDATIONS FOR PROPER ADMINISTRATION:
The powder should not be administered as such. During the entire period of treatment, the animals should only consume medicated water. The product should be well diluted in the drinking water in order to achieve as even a dispersion as possible.
Meat and offal: cattle (suckling calves) – 3 days, rabbits – 3 days, birds (hens, turkeys) – 3 days.
Eggs: hens – 4 days.
Do not use in turkeys whose eggs are intended for human consumption.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at temperatures of 15-25°C.
Keep away from frost.
Keep in the original packaging.
Keep the packaging tightly closed.
Keep away from direct sunlight.
Store in a dry place.
Do not use after the product expiration date stated on the label.
Shelf life after the first opening of the primary packaging: 3 months.
Shelf life after dilution in the drinking water: 24 hours.
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.