Occrycetin Bolus 500mg Tablet (pack of 20)

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Occrycetin Bolus 500mg Tablet (pack of 20)

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£39.99 (Incl. Vat)

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NB This is a prescription only medicine
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  1. Place your order online or by phone
  2. Obtain a Prescription from your vet
  3. Either post the original, fax it to 01833 641032, or email it to us at [email protected]

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Occrycetin Bolus 500mg Tablet.


Occrycetin Bolus are orange, ovaloid tablets with a characteristic bolus shape and a deep scored break-line on one face. Each tablet contains Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride 500 mg.


Occrycetin Bolus can be used for the treatment of gastro-intestinal infections in calves caused by both gram-positive and gram-negative pathogenic bacteria sensitive to oxytetracycline.

Dosage and administration

Oral: The bolus may be given either whole or crushed. Dosage must be determined by the severity of the case but in general the following dosage is recommended.


1 bolus per 50 kg bodyweight twice daily. Treatment should be continued for approximately 5 days.

Contra-indications, warnings, etc

This product must not be used in calves with functional rumens. Do not use in cases of known hypersensitivity to oxytetracycline.

The use of tetracyclines during the period of tooth development, including pregnancy, may lead to tooth discolouration.

Withdrawal period

Calves: 14 days.

Operator warning

In the event of accidental ingestion, immediately flush mouth with water. Seek medical attention taking this warning to show your doctor. In the event of contact with the eyes, flush with plenty of water. If irritation persists seek medical attention.

Wash hands after use.

Pharmaceutical precautions

Do not store above 25°C.

Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

For animal treatment only.

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Packaging Quantities

Box of 20 tablets.


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