Liquamycin LA-200 (Oxytetracycline Injectable Solution) is a broad range spectrum antibiotic. This scientifically-formulated sterile solution contains Terramycin, making it an effective choice for treating illness caused by gram-negative and gram-positive bacterias. Plus, it comes ready-to-use, so you can get started on your treatment right away. Please note this product cannot be sent to CA.
Who is Liquamycin La-200 for?
Livestock, cattle and swine.
Why use Liquamycin La-200?
Liquamycin LA-200 is a sterile solution that can be used to treat bacterial infections, including wooden tongue, leptospirosis, wound infection, metritis, bacterial scours, diphtheria, foot rot, shipping fever, pneumonia, and pink eye. It is for injection use.
How does Liquamycin La-200 work?
This product contains Oxytetracycline. When injected into the body, this key ingredient stops the growth of bacteria by limiting its ability to produce protein.When bacteria can't grow, it can't multiply, and the body's immune system can kill it.
How is Liquamycin La-200 sold?
100 ml, 250 ml, or 500 ml
What are the side effects of Liquamycin La-200?
Hypersensitive animals receiving oxytetracycline injections have experienced allergic or anaphylactic reactions, which are sometimes fatal. These reactions can be characterized by signs like restlessness; hair erection; trembling muscles; swollen vulva, sheath and scrotum, eyelids, ears, muzzle, or anus; trouble breathing; trouble defecating; trouble urinating; glassy eyes; erupting skin plaques; frothing at the mouth; and prostration. Recovered animals could experience abortion. If any signs of an anaphylactic reaction are noted, discontinue use, administer epinephrine as an antidote, and pursue emergency veterinary treatment. Intravenous administration should be slow and careful to prevent shock. Treated animals may experience transient hemoglobinuria and resulting dark urine after injection. Like any antibiotic, this drug can cause non susceptible organism overgrowth, including fungi. Development of new symptoms or a lack of response could indicate that such an overgrowth has occurred. If you believe this to be true, consult a veterinarian.
What special precautions are there?
The milk withholding period for this drug is 96 hours. The meat withdrawal period is 28 days. Always wear gloves, eye protection, and protective clothing when administering this drug. It can cause severe eye irritation. This drug should not be given to humans. Keep it out of reach of both animals and children. Bacteriostatic drugs can interfere with the bactericidal action of penicillin drugs so Vetrimycin should not be administered in conjunction with any penicillin drugs.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Liquamycin La-200?
Keep product stored in a dry and cool environment.
Inject this antibiotic based on body weight and should always be given as directed by the label. For an undiluted solution, use a 9 mg per lb dosage and for a diluted solution, use a 3 or 5 mg per lb dosage.