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Contra-indications, warnings, etc
Do not use in ruminants.
No known problems if used during pregnancy or lactation.
Chlortetracycline is sometimes used in association with other antimicrobials, notably sulphadimidine, penicillin and neomycin. There are no known adverse reactions with these or any other substances.
Chlortetracycline is of low toxicity and there is a wide safety margin at the recommended dosage. On rare occasions overdosage may cause diarrhoea and over growth of yeast and fungi. Under such conditions, withdraw medication and apply appropriate treatment.
The product is of low toxicity and side effects are rarely encountered. If suspected adverse reactions occur, treatment should be discontinued immediately.
Withdrawal period
Meat and offal:
Pigs: 10 days
Chickens: 2 days
Turkeys: 2 days
Ducks: 4 days
Not authorized for use in laying birds producing eggs for human consumption. Do not use within 14 days of the onset of laying.
User warnings
If you know you are hypersensitive (allergic) to chlortetracycline, do not handle this product. When handling the product the inhalation of the dust must be avoided by wearing a disposable half-mask respirator conforming to European Standard EN 149 or a non-disposable respirator to European Standard EN 140 with a filter to EN E143. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Gloves should be worn whilst handling the product. If contact with the skin or eyes occurs, wash area immediately with clean fresh water. If irritation persists seek medical attention.
Do not eat, drink or smoke whilst handling the product. Hand and exposed skin should be washed thoroughly after use.