Oxytetracycline HCL BP
Each caplet contains 500 mg Oxytetrecycline BP as Oxytetrecycline hydrochloride.
Oxytetracycline is under group of Tetracycline’s which bind to the 30s ribosomal subunit of bacterial ribosome
and interfere with the binding of aminoacyl-tRNA to the mRNA molecule in ribosome complex. Thereby
interfere with bacterial protein synthesis in growing or multiplying bacteria leading to bacteriostatic but higher
concentration results bacteriocidal action.
Cattle, Bultalo, Sheep and Goat: Anthrax, haemorrhagic septicaemia, black quarter, rinderpest, brucellosis,
pyebnephritis, calf scour, infectious enteritis, malignant edema, dysentery, pneumonia, navel ill, liver infection,
abscess, mastitis, pyometra, metritis, peritonitis, kiptospirosis, infectious plauropneumonia, calf diphtheria,
castration, paratyphoid, foot-rot, salmonellosis, actinomycosis, anaplasmosis and secondary infections in FMD.
Dog, Cat: Pneumonia, pleurisy, bronchitis, infectious enteritis and secondary infections in distemper.
Dosage and Administration:
Body weight Infectious scour Disease of the respiratory tract
Preventive Curative and others
Cattle and Buffalo
50-100 kg ½ caplet 1 caplet 2-4 caplets
Sheep and Goat
10-20 kg ½-
/3 caplet 1 caplet 1 caplet
Up to 150 kg
Above 150 kg
Dog and Cat ½ caplet
General toxicity is low although collapse has been reported with tetracycline in weak and debilitated animals.
Milk from lactating cows should not be taken for human consumption during treatment for 48 hours thereafter.
Caplet: 5 x 4 caplets in a box.
Brand: Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd