Bio-Mycin® 200

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Product Description

BIO-MYCIN 200 is approved for use in beef and dairy cattle and is indicated in the treatment of:

  • Pneumonia and shipping fever complex associated with Pasteurella and Haemophilus .
  • Infectious bovine kerato-conjunctivitis (pinkeye) caused by Moraxella bovis.
  • Foot-rot and diphtheria caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum.
  • Bacterial enteritis (scours) caused by Escherichia coli.
  • Leptospirosis caused by Leptospirapomona.
  • Wound infections and acute metritis caused by strains of Staphylococci and Streptococci organisms sensitive to oxytetracycline.

In swine, BIO-MYCIN 200 is indicated in the treatment of bacterial enteritis caused by Escherichia coli, pneumonia caused by Pasteurella multocida and leptospirosis caused by Leptospira pomona.

In sows, BIO-MYCIN 200 is indicated for aid in control of infectious enteritis in suckling pigs caused by Escherichia coli.

Features & Benefits

  • A single dosage of BIO-MYCIN 200 may be used to treat shipping fever and pinkeye in calves and yearlings where where repeated restraint is inadvisable. (See package insert for full dosing instructions for this and other indicated diseases and full product information.).
  •  BIO-MYCIN 200 contains 200 mg/mL of oxytetracycline in a unique, patented carrier to treat disease in beef and dairy cattle and swine.

Dosage Information

  • Consult your veterinarian prior to administering BIO-MYCIN 200.
  • Read and follow all label directions.
  • For Cattle:  BIO-MYCIN 200 is to be administered by intramuscular, subcutaneous, or intravenous injection to beef cattle and dairy cattle. A single dosage of 9 milligrams of Bio-Mycin 200 per pound of body weight administered intramuscularly or subcutaneously is recommended in the treatment of shipping fever and pinkeye in conditions where re-treatment is impractical or inadvisable. BIO-MYCIN 200 can also be administered by intravenous, subcutaneous, or intramuscular injection at a level of 3 to 5 milligrams of oxytetracycline per pound of body weight per day. (see label for complete instructions)
  • See label for swine dosage instructions.
  • Caution: Muscle discoloration may necessitate trimming of the injection site(s) and surrounding tissues during the dressing procedure.

Safety Information

  • Discontinue use at least 28 days in cattle and 28 days in swine before slaughter to permit elimination of the drug from edible tissues. Milk taken from animals during treatment and for 96 hours after the last treatment must not be used for food. 
  • Rapid intravenous administration may result in animal collapse. Oxytetracycline should be administered intravenously slowly over a period of at least 5 minutes.
  • Do not use for more than 4 days. Do not inject more than 10 mL per site intramuscularly in mature cattle or 5 mL per site intramuscularly in swine. A withdrawal period has not been established for this product in pre-ruminating calves. Do not use in calves to be processed for veal. Not for human use.

Approved for lactating and non-lactating dairy cattle and all beef cattle.

 

28-day withdrawal for cattle and swine.

 

Therapeutic blood levels for 72 hours.

 

Formulated to minimize the sting of injection.

 

Sub-Q, IM, or IV administration.

Product Resources

Contact Information

  • Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.

    Cattle Division

    3902 Gene Field Road
    St. Joseph, Missouri 64506

    • Phone 866-638-2226
    • Fax 816-326-9167