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Clinical particulars
Target species
Indications for use
For treatment and prevention of post parturient disorders in cattle: for administration following dystocia, retained fetal membranes and endometritis caused by pathogens susceptible to tetracycline.
Do not use in infections caused by pathogens resistant to tetracycline.
Do not use in severe kidney and liver disorders. Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to tetracyclines or to any of the excipients.
Special precautions for use in animals
The product should be used based on susceptibility testing and take into account official, national and regional antimicrobial policies.
Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the veterinary medicinal product to animals
Direct contact with the skin or the mucous membranes of the user should be avoided. The use of gloves is recommended when administering the product to avoid sensitisation. Wash your hands after handling the product.
Adverse reactions
Long-term therapy requires careful monitoring to avoid super-infection (for example with yeasts).
Occurrence of renal disorders is enhanced in dehydrated animals.
Tetracycline can cause damage to the liver.
Photodermatitis often occurs in areas of sparsely pigmented skin if these are exposed to sunlight.
Allergic reactions are rare. In case of allergic or anaphylactic reactions, discontinue treatment immediately. Allergic reactions can be treated parenterally with steroids and antihistamines.
Use during pregnancy and lactation
The product is not indicated for use during pregnancy but can be used during lactation.
There is a potential antagonism between tetracyclines and antibiotics with bactericidal action.
Amounts to be administered and administration route
Tablet for intrauterine use.
Cows: A dose of 2 g tetracycline hydrochloride per treatment, equivalent to 1 tablet per cow, is to be administered every 24 to 48 hours. The number of treatments required ranges from 1 to 3.
The tablet should not be divided.
It is recommended to remove part of the lochia by rectal massage before treatment. Before administration, the vulva and perineal area should be carefully washed and disinfected with a non-irritating solution and dried with disposable paper.
Treatment should be accompanied by an improvement in conditions of animal husbandry.
Please refer to Adverse reactions.
Withdrawal periods
Cattle: Meat and offal: 10 days; Milk: 4 days