Each ml contains oxytetracycline 50 mg.
Fangtongoxy 5% is a wide spectrum bacteriostatic antibiotic. It acts on gram-positive and gram-negative micro-organisms. It is particularly sensitive to streptococci, clostridia, E.coli, shigellae, brucellae, salmonellae, leptospirae etc. In addition, it is effective against some mycoplasmas, rickettsiae, chlamydiae, some protozoa andlarge viruses.
After administration of therapeutic dose of Fangtongoxy 5%, a high level of oxytetracycline in blood is achieved within half an hour to 4 hours.
Treatment of diseases caused by oxytetracycline-susceptible organisms in cattle, sheep and goats. Diseases including pneumonia and shipping fever complex associated with Pasteurella spp and haemophilus spp, infectious bovine kerato-conjunctivitis ( pinkeye ) caused by moraxella bovis, foot rot and diphtheria caused by fusobacterium necrophorum, bacterial enteritis ( scours) caused by escherichia coli, wooden tongue caused by actinobacillus lignierisii; leptospirosis caused by leptospira pomoma; wound infections and acute metritis caused by strains of staphylocci and streptococci organisms sensitive to oxytetracycline.
For cattle: Bronchopneumonia and other respiratory infections, infections of the gastrointestinal tract, metritis, mastitis, septicaemia, puerperal infections, secondary bacterrial infections primarily caused by viruses, etc.
For sheep and goats: Infections of respiratory, urogenital, gastrointestinal tract and hooves, mastitis, infected wounds,etc.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:
Administer by intramuscular injection. The dose of the active principle oxytetracycline amounts to 10 mg/kg bodyweight of the animal. Administer for 3 – 5 days depending on the type and severity of the infection. The administration is carried out in the following volume:
Cattle 2ml / 10 kg bodyweight
Calves 2 ml / 10 kg bodyweight
Sheep and goats 2 ml / 10 kg bodyweight
Pigs 2 ml / 10 kg bodyweight
Fangtongoxy 5% is not intended for cats, dogs and horses. It should not be given to animals in late pregnancy, animals with severe damages of liver and kidneys and to animals oversensitive to oxytetraycline.
SIDE – EFFECTS:
Sometimes a temporary swelling on the injection site occurs.
From last treatment, within 21 days for meat and edible tissues and within 7 days for milk.
A maximum of 20 ml may be injected at any one site for cattle, and 5 ml maximum for sheep and goats.
If total volume exceeds the above mentioned quantity, it should be divided and injected to more sites.
The drug must not be diluted.
In a cool dry place under 25℃, away from direct sunlight.
In a 50ml, 100ml glass bottle.
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