Denagard 10% injection (Elanco Animal Health)
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Antibiotic injectible intended for therapeutic use in pigs
Description and Composition
TIAMUTIN injectible is a clear pale yellow, oily sterile liquid. 1 ml ready to use injectible 10% contains tiamulin base equivalent to 100mg tiamulin hydrogen fumarate.
Tiamulin is a bacteriostatic agent, belonging to the group of pleuromutilins. It has a wide spectrum of of activity but is particularly active against Brachyspira and Mycoplasma species. Unlike other antibiotics intended for in-feed medication, tiamulin belongs to a category which is not used in human medicine.
For the treatment of swine dysentery, swine pneumonia complex and mycolplasmal arthritis in swine.
Dosage and Administration
TIAMUTIN injection should be applied by deep intramuscular injection in the shoulder, buttok or neck of infected swine.
Swine dysentery: A single dose of 10mg tiamulin fumarate per kg of body weight.
Swine pneumonia complex: Daily dose of 10 – 15mg of tiamulin fumarate per kg of body weight for 3 – 5 days until signs of the disease disappear.
Mycoplasmal arthritis of swine: Daily dose of 15mg of tiamulin fumarate per kg of body weight for 3 consecutive days.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Do not administer the ionophore (polyether) anti-coccidials monensin, salinomycin, maduramycin, or narasin to pigs receiving therapeutic doses of Tiamulin. Studies show that there are no signs of toxicity in animals with preventative levels of Tiamulin. Tiamulin is compatible with the ionophore anti-coccidials lasalocid and semduramycin.
Formulations and Packages
TIAMUTIN 10 % Injection 100ml vials.
Shrink-wrapped packs of 10 vials.
Storage Recommendations and Shelf Life
If TIAMUTIN 10% injection is stored between 2°C and 30°C and protected from light, shelf life is 4 years.