Directions For Use
Cattle: For BRD, administer a single subcutaneous injection of 10 mg/kg body weight (1 mL/30 kg). Do not inject more than 15 mL per injection site. If no improvement is noted within 48 hours, the diagnosis should be re-evaluated. Injection should be in the anterior part of the neck.
Sheep: For footrot, administer a single subcutaneous injection of 5 mg/kg body weight (1 mL/60 kg). Injection should be in the anterior part of the neck.
Note: Swelling at the subcutaneous site of injection may be observed but is transient and usually mild.
Do not use in automatically powered syringes. Do not administer intravenously to cattle or sheep as this may be fatal. Do not administer to animals other than cattle or sheep. Injection of this antibiotic has been shown to be fatal in swine, non-human primates, goats and in lambs less than 15 kg bodyweight. It may be fatal in horses and donkeys. The safety of tilmicosin has not been established in pregnant cattle or sheep, or in animals used for breeding purposes.
Intramuscular injection will cause a local reaction that may result in trim loss.
Not for human use. Injection in humans has been associated with fatalities. Keep out of reach of children.
Read label before use. If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand. Wash hands and exposed skin thoroughly after handling. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Do not use in automatically powered syringes. Exercise caution to avoid self-injection. In case of human injection, consult a physician immediately and apply ice or cold pack to injection site. May be harmful if swallowed. Causes eye irritation. Avoid contact with the eyes. If in eyes, rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Seek medical advice/attention if eye irritation persists.
Tilmicosin may cause damage to the heart. Call the National Poisons Centre on 0800 POISON (0800 764766) or a doctor/physician if you feel unwell.