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Date: Friday, December 4, 2020 23:27

Release 2.105
Chlorsol 50% Powder for oral solution
 
Species: Chickens, Pigs
Therapeutic indication: Pharmaceuticals: Antimicrobials: Oral preparations: Others
Active ingredient: Chlortetracycline Hydrochloride
Product:Chlorsol 50% Powder for oral solution
Product index: Chlorsol 50
Pig - meat: 6 days
Poultry - meat: 3 days
Withdrawal notes: Not for use in laying birds producing eggs for human consumption.
Presentation
A yellow powder containing Chlortetracycline Hydrochloride 50% and citric acid for addition to drinking water.
Uses
Chlorsol 50 is administered to broiler chickens and pigs for the treatment and control of infections due to susceptible bacteria.
Chickens: Chlorsol 50 is used in the treatment and control of colibacillosis secondary to infectious bursal disease, chronic respiratory disease caused by Mycoplasma gallisepticum and Escherichia coli, Salmonella enteridis, Salmonella typhimurium and Pasteurella multocida infections.
Pigs: Chlorsol 50 is used in the treatment and control of respiratory diseases associated with Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, Streptococcus suis and toxigenic strains of Pasteurella multocida. It is also used in the control and treatment of rhinitis due to Bordetella bronchiseptica and streptococcal meningitis due to Streptococcus suis type II.
Dosage and administration
Chlorsol 50 is recommended for oral administration in drinking water. For the 2kg pack a level scoop contains approximately 20g powder.
Chickens: 200 g of product should be dissolved in 600 L of drinking water and administered daily for up to 5 days. This will provide a daily dosage of 20–50 mg Chlortetracycline HCl/kg depending on water consumption. Dosage may be adjusted to up to 60 mg/kg depending upon the severity of infection, by careful calculation of the total bodyweight of the birds and dissolving the requisite amount of Chlorsol 50 in the quantity of water consumed within 24 hours.
Pigs: In order to achieve the recommended dosage rate of 20 mg Chlortetracycline HCl/kg, 200 g of product should be dissolved in 500 L of water and administered daily for up to 5 days. This will provide medication for 5000 kg of pigs. Allowance for wastage of medicated water and reduced water intake should be made and the necessary adjustment made to the amount of product used.
Medicated water should be prepared daily and any unused water should be discarded safely. Chickens and pigs should have access only to medicated water during treatment.
Contra-indications, warnings, etc
Special precautions for use in animals
Once opened, the entire contents of the 200g sachet must be added to the required quantity of water. After opening the inner sachet of a 2kg pack, seal after use and keep container tightly closed. Once inner sachet has been opened, contents must be used within 7 days. Any medicated water, which is not consumed within 24 hours, should be discarded safely.
Chickens and pigs should have access only to medicated water during treatment.
Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the veterinary medicinal product to animals
Avoid inhalation of dust by wearing a protective mask. Wear either 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 143.
In case of accidental spillage on to the skin or eyes, wash the affected area with clean running water immediately. Seek medical attention if irritation occurs/persists. Wash hands thoroughly after using this product.
Use during pregnancy, lactation or lay
Do not administer Chlorsol 50 to pregnant sows.
Interaction with other medicaments and other forms of interaction
Absorption of chlortetracycline from the alimentary tract is reduced by calcium, iron, magnesium and zinc salts.
Withdrawal periods
Chickens 3 days
Pigs 6 days
Not for use in laying birds producing eggs for human consumption.
Pharmaceutical precautions
Do not store above 25°C. Store in a dry place. Unused product or waste material should be disposed of in accordance with national requirements.
Legal category
Legal category: POM-V
Packaging quantities
200 g foil sachet and 2 kg foil sachet in plastic container.
Further information
Chlortetracycline hydrochloride is readily absorbed and distributed in the tissues in chickens and pigs. Blood concentrations may be enhanced by administration with citric acid.
Marketing Authorisation Number
Vm 08007/4052
Significant changes
GTIN
GTIN description:Chlorsol 50 200g
GTIN:03605874118232
GTIN description:Chlorsol 50 2kg
GTIN:03605874118225