Tylosin Tartrate 20%, a macrolide antibiotic, is active against particularly Gram-positive bacteria, some Spirochetes (including Leptospira); Actinomyces, Mycoplasmas (PPLO), Haemophilus pertussis, Moraxella bovis and some Gram-negative cocci. After parenteral administration, therapeutically active blood-concentrations of Tylosin are reached within 2 hours.
Infections caused by micro-organisms susceptible to Tylosin, like e.g. respiratory tract infections in cattle, sheep and pigs, Dysentery Doyle in pigs, Dysentery and Arthritis caused by Mycoplasmas, Mastitis and Endometritis.
Dosage and administration
For intramuscular or subcutaneous administration.
Cattle:0.5-1 ml. per 10 kg. bodyweight daily, during 3-5 days.
Calves, sheep, goats:1.5-2 ml. per 50 kg. bodyweight daily, during 3-5 days.
Pigs:0.5-0.75 ml. per 10 kg. bodyweight every 12 hours, during 3 days.
Dogs, cats:0.5-2 ml. per 10 kg. bodyweight daily, during 3-5 days.
Hypersensitivity to Tylosin, cross-hypersensitivity to macrolides.
Sometimes, local irritation at the injection site may occur.
Meat: 8 days
Milk: 4 days
Store in a dry and dark place between 8°C and 15°C.