A long acting broad spectrum injectable antibiotic containing Oxytetracycline Dihydrate equivalent to 300 mg/ml of Oxytetracycline base. It is suitable for acute infections caused by organisms sensitive to oxytetracycline. Blood levels persist for at least 4 days.
Alamycin LA is indicated for use in cattle, sheep and pigs in the treatment of: atrophic rhinitis caused by Bordetella bronchiseptica, Pasteurella haemolytica and Pasteurella multocida;
navel/joint ill caused by Corynebacterium pyogenes, E. coli, and Staphylococcus aureus;
mastitis caused by Corynebacterium pyogenes, E. coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus agalactiae, and Streptococcus uberis;
metritis caused by E. coli and Streptococcus pyogenes;
pasteurellosis and infections of the respiratory tract caused by Pasteurella haemolytica and Pasteurella multocida;
septicaemia caused by Salmonella dublin and Streptococcus pyogenes;
erysipelas caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae.
Alamycin LA can also be used in the control of enzootic abortion in sheep.
The recommended dosage rate is 20 mg/kg bodyweight (1 ml per 10 kg bodyweight) by deep intramuscular injection. The product is recommended for a single administration only. Maximum recommended dose at any one site:
Piglets: 1 day 0.2ml
7 days 0.3ml
14 days 0.4ml
21 days 0.5ml
over 21 days 1.0ml/10kg