Directions For Use
Success with Tylan™ 200 Injection has been reported for the control of the following disease conditions:
PIGS: swine dysentery and enteritis associated with the presence of Lawsonia intracellularis and other organisms sensitive to tylosin, swine erysipelas, pneumonia and arthritis due to Mycoplasma.
CATTLE: respiratory infections, foot rot (necrotic pododermatitis), calf diphtheria, metritis and acute mastitis.
SHEEP AND GOATS: the treatment of the early stages of the peracute and acute forms of contagious agalactia caused by Mycoplasma agalactiae and caprine pleuropneumonia caused by Mycoplasma mycoides var Capri (M. Capri)
Dosage and Administration
Tylan™ 200 Injection should be used by intramuscular or slow intravenous injection in cattle only. Rapid intravenous injection may cause ataxia, dyspnoea and increased salivation. Intramuscular injections to be given into the anterior half of the neck. A dry hypodermic needle and syringe should be used where possible. It is advisable to alternate the injection site when repeated daily doses are given. Doses over 15ml should be in different sites.
PIGS: 5 to 10 mg/kg body weight intramuscularly daily. Do not exceed 3 days of treatment.
CATTLE AND CALVES: 5 to 10 mg/kg body weight intramuscularly daily or by the SLOW intravenous route (Follow intravenous dose with intramuscular dose 12 hours later to maintain therapeutic levels). Do not exceed 5 days of treatment.
SHEEP AND GOATS: 5 to 10mg/kg body weight intramuscularly daily. Do not exceed 5 days treatment.
If there is no response to therapy within 3 to 5 days, the diagnosis and treatment should be re-assessed. The prophylactic and therapeutic use of this product should only be for the minimum period needed to meet the clinical objective. Indiscriminate use of this product could contribute to antibiotic resistance.