Engemycin 10% DD Injection 100ml

Item Number: ENGEMYC10

  • Engemycin 10% DD Injection 100ml

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Description

Engemycin 10 % (DD) Solution for injection.

Uses

The treatment of infections caused by organisms sensitive to oxytetracycline in horses, cattle, sheep, pigs, dogs and cats.

In vitro, oxytetracycline is active against a range of both Gram-positive and Gram-negative microorganisms including: Streptococcus spp., Staphylococcus spp., Listeria monocytogenes, Mannheimia haemolytica, Haemophilus parahaemolyticus, Bordetella bronchiseptica, and against Chlamydophila abortus (formerly Chlamydia psittaci), the causative organism of enzootic abortion in sheep.

Dosage and administration

DD=Dual Dosage. Engemycin 10% (DD) can be administered either at a low dose rate for a 24 hour duration of activity or at a high dose rate for prolonged duration of activity.

24 hour dosage regime

The recommended dosage rate is 3–10 mg/kg bodyweight (depending on age and species – see table), by intramuscular or intravenous injection in large animals, subcutaneous or intramuscular injection in small animals.

The treatment may be repeated at 24 hour intervals up to 4 times (5 treatments in all). Intravenous injections must be given slowly over a period of at least one minute.

Prolonged action dosage regime

10 or 20 mg/kg bodyweight depending on age and species (see table) by intramuscular injection only, repeated once after 48–60 hours if required. This dosage regime is not advised for use in horses, dogs or cats.

Engemycin 10% (DD) Dosage table

Animal

Weight

24 hour dosage

Prolonged action dosage

   

Dose

Volume

Dose

Volume

 

kg

mg/kg

ml

mg/kg

ml

Horse

500

5

25

Not recommended

Foal

100

10

10

Not recommended

Cow

500

3

15

10

50

Calf

100

8

8

20

20

Sow/boar

150

5

7.5

10

15

Pig

25

8

2

20

5

Sheep

50

8

4

20

10

Lamb

25

8

2

20

5

Dog

10

10

1

Not recommended

Cat

5

10

0.5

Not recommended

Prophylactic treatment of enzootic abortion in sheep

20 mg/kg administered about day 95–100 of gestation. A further treatment may be given 2–3 weeks later.

Before administration, clean the area of the injection site and swab with spirit.

Maximum recommended dose at any one site: 20 ml for cattle, 10 ml for sheep and pigs.

Repeat doses should be administered at different sites, and the sites massaged well after injection.

Data Sheets

ENGEMYC10: Data Sheet

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