Terramycin/LA 200 mg/ml Solution for Injection is stable for two years from date of manufacture if stored as directed. The preparation may darken on exposure to air but the potency of the Terramycin remains unchanged.
Following intramuscular injection oxytetracycline is rapidly absorbed into the blood with high peak blood levels being reached within 4 hours. Oxytetracycline is also slowly released from the depot at the injection site giving rise to a prolonged action lasting 3 – 5 days after a single injection.
Oxytetracycline is concentrated in respiratory and ocular tissues.
Terramycin/LA can be used during pregnancy and lactation, but not in ewes producing milk for human consumption.