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DOXICHEM: Oral Medicine – Oral soluble powder / Oral route

Composition per 1 kg:
Doxycycline (hyclate): 500 g
Excipients q.s. 1000 g

Pharmacological Properties:
Doxycycline is a broad-spectrum semi synthetic tetracycline. Doxycycline is bacteriostatic, inhibitingbacterial protein synthesis due to disruption of transfer RNA and messenger RNA at ribosomal sites.

Dosage and target species:
Poultry, swine and young ruminants.
For all species: 50-100 mg Doxycycline/litre of drinking water/day for 3 to 5 days (equivalent to 0.1-0.2 g of DOXICHEM/litre of drinking water/day). Medicated water should be the only source of drinking water. Dissolve the required quantity in a small quantity of water before adding to the main water tank.

Special precautions for each target species:
In young animals, long bone formation can be affected. Do not administer during periods of gestationand lactation. Do not use in birds in lay. Do not administer to ruminants with developed rumen.

Indications for use:
DOXICHEM is used for the treatment of Colibacillosis, Chronic Respiratory Disease (CRD). Mycoplasmosis and all other diseases produced by germs sensitive to Doxycycline sensitive bacteria.

Adverse reactions:
Photosensitization. In very long term treatments digestive disorders due to intestinal disbiosis may appear.

Absorption of Doxycycline may be diminished in the presence of high quantities of Ca, Fe, Mg or Al in the diet. Do not administer together with antacids, kaolin and iron preparations.

Do not administer together with vaccines of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae.

Instructions for use:
Oral route in drinking water

Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to Tetracycline products. Do not administer to animals with hepatic disorders.

Withdrawal period:
Meat: Broilers: 7 days. Swine and calves: 28 days.

Storage conditions:
Store in original packaging in a cool dry place; protect from light.

Packaging and packing units:
200 g LDPE (76 μm) - aluminium bags 50 x 200 g in cardboard boxes up to 400 kg per pallet
1 kg LDPE (76 μm) - aluminium bags 15 x 1 kg in cardboard boxes up to 375 kg per pallet

The data included in this document is for information purposes only, not to be taken as a prescription guideline. According to local legislation, please contact us at to check the best product prescription.

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