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Duramycin 72-200

For the treatment of infections

Species: Cattle Swine
Prescription required
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Duramycin 72-200

For the treatment of infections

Species: Cattle Swine
Prescription required
FREE shipping over $49
Ships Free!
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Product description

Duramycin 72-200 is a sterile, ready-to-use solution for use in beef cattle, dairy cattle, calves, including preruminating (veal) calves and swine.

@ingredients

Each Duramycin 72-200 mL contains:

  • Oxytetracycline 200mg

Indications for use

  • Duramycin 72-200 is intended for use in treatment for the following diseases when due to oxytetracycline-susceptible organisms:

Cattle:

  • Duramycin 72-200 is indicated in the treatment of pneumonia and shipping fever complex associated with Pasteurella spp. and Haemophilus spp.; infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (pink eye) caused by Moraxella bovis; foot rot and diphtheria caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum; bacterial enteritis (scours) caused by Escherichia coli; wooden tongue caused by Actinobacillus lignieresii; leptospirosis caused by Leptospira pomona; and wound infections and acute metritis caused by strains of staphylococci and streptococci organisms sensitive to oxytetracycline.

Swine:

  • Duramycin 72-200 is indicated in the treatment of bacterial enteritis (scours, colibacillosis) caused by Escherichia coli; pneumonia caused by Pasteurella multocida; and leptospirosis caused by Leptospira pomona.

  • In sows, Duramycin 72-200 is indicated as an aid in the control of infectious enteritis (baby pig scours, colibacillosis) in suckling pigs caused by Escherichia coli.

Administration and dosage

Cattle:

  • Duramycin 72-200 is to be administered by intramuscular, subcutaneous (SC, under the skin) or intravenous injection to beef cattle; dairy cattle; and calves, including preruminating (veal) calves.

  • A single dosage of 9 mg of Duramycin 72-200 per lb of body weight administered intramuscularly or subcutaneously is recommended in the treatment of the following conditions:

    • Bacterial pneumonia caused by Pasteurella spp. (shipping fever) in calves and yearlings, where retreatment is impractical due to husbandry conditions, such as cattle on range, or where repeated restraint is inadvisable.
    • Infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (pink eye) caused by Moraxella bovis.

Cattle dosage guide:

  • At the first signs of pneumonia or pinkeye1, administer a single dose of Duramycin 72-200(200 mg/mL) by deep intramuscular injection, or subcutaneously, according to the following weight categories2.
Animal Weight (lb) Number of mL
100 4.5
200 9.0
300 13.5
400 18.0
500 22.5
600 27.0
700 31.5
800 36.0
900 40.5
1000 45.0
1100 49.5
1200 54.0
  • Discontinue treatment at least 28 days prior to slaughter.
  • Duramycin 72-200 can also be administered by intravenous, subcutaneous, or intramuscular injection at a level of 3-5 mg of oxytetracycline per lb of body weight per day. In the treatment of severe foot rot and advanced cases of other indicated diseases, a dosage level of 5 mg/lb of body weight per day is recommended. Treatment should be continued 24-48 hours following remission of disease signs; however, not to exceed a total of 4 consecutive days. Consult your veterinarian if improvement is not noted within 24-48 hours of the beginning of treatment.

Swine:

  • A single dosage of 9 mg of Duramycin 72-200 per lb of body weight administered intramuscularly in the neck region is recommended in the treatment of bacterial pneumonia caused by Pasteurella multocida in swine, where re-treatment is impractical due to husbandry conditions or where repeated restraint is inadvisable.

Swine dosage guide:

  • At the first signs of pneumonia1, administer Duramycin 72-200 (200 mg/mL) by deep intramuscular injection, according to the following weight categories 2.
Animal Weight (lb) Number of mL
100 4.5
200 9.0
300 13.5
400 18.0
500 22.5
600 27.0
700 31.5
800 36.0
900 40.5
1000 45.0
1100 49.5
1200 54.0
  • Duramycin 72-200 can also be administered by intramuscular injection at a level of 3-5 mg of oxytetracycline per lb of body weight per day. Treatment should be continued 24-48 hours following remission of disease signs; however, not to exceed a total of 4 consecutive days. Consult your veterinarian if improvement is not noted within 24-48 hours of the beginning of treatment.

  • For sows, administer once intramuscularly in the neck region 3 mg of oxytetracycline per lb of body weight approximately 8 hours before farrowing or immediately after completion of farrowing.

  • For swine weighing 25 lb of body weight and under, Duramycin 72-200 should be administered undiluted for treatment at 9 mg/lb but should be administered diluted for treatment at 3 or 5 mg/lb.

Body weight 9 mg/lb Dosage Volume of Undiluted Duramycin 72-200 3 mg/lb Dosage Volume of Diluted Duramycin 72-200 Dilution1 5 mg/lb Dosage Volume of Diluted Duramycin 72-200
5 lb 0.2 mL 0.6 mL 1:7 1.0 mL
10 lb 0.5 mL 0.9 mL 1:5 1.5 mL
25 lb 1.1 mL 1.5 mL 1:3 2.5 mL

  1. To prepare dilutions, add one part of Duramycin 72-200 to 3, 5, or 7 parts of sterile water, or 5% dextrose solution as indicated; the diluted product should be used immediately. 

  2. Do not administer more than 10 mL at any one injection site (1 to 2 mL per site in small calves). 

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