Oxytetracycline 20%

Oxytetracycline 20%

اکسی تتراسایکلین 20 % | Oxytetracycline 20%
  • - animals:
  • - Packaging:
  • 500 & 100 g Sachets

Product properties


Each g contains:

oxytetracycline hydrochlroride    200 mg

Mechanism of Action:

Oxytetracycline 20% is a broad spectrum antibiotic with bacteriostatic effect which prevents attachment of tRNA (aminoacyl transfer RNA) to 30s unit of ribosome resulted in inhibition of protein synthesis in growing bacteria. Also it affects on ribosomal 50s unit and changes permeability of bacteria. With considering this mechanism, Oxytetracycline 20% is effective on broad spectrum of bacteria such as Myco-plasma, Chlamydia, Rickettsia, Spirochetes and so many gram positive and gram negative bacteria including aerobes and anaerobes like Ecoli, Salmonella, Pasteurella, Haemophilus, Staphylococcus and Streptococcus as well as some protozoas.

Indications of use

It is indicated for treatment of bacterial infections in avian, ruminant, fish and honey bee. It is effective for treatment of respiratory infections of large animals, bacterial enteritis especially in calves, plus respiratory infections in chicken and turkey caused by Pasteurella and Ecoli. Also it could be used for treatment of Erysipelas infection in turkey as well as American and European foulbrood  infection in honey bees.

Dosage and route of administration

The product is used through drinking water.

Suckling Calf: 5 to 10 grams of the product for each 100 kg of bodyweight, two times per day for 3 to 5 consecutive days (10 – 20 mg of active ingredient per kg of bodyweight).

Suckling Lamb: 0.5 to 1 gram of the product for each 10 kg of bodyweight, four times a day for 3 to 5 consecutive days (10 – 20 mg of active ingredient per kg of bodyweight).

Chicken and Turkey: 1250 – 2500 gram of product in 1000 liters of drinking water for 3

to 5 consecutive days.

Honey Bee: 0.5 to 1 gram of active ingredient for each beehive.

Powder of  Oxcytetracycline 20% can be used through drinking water or in liquid form (drench) for animals. In some cases for quick use, it can be poured on a small portion of the animal feed (as Top Dressing)


It should not be used during

laying period of the layers for table egg.

Drug interactions:

Concurrent usage of the product with Betalac-tams, Macrolides, Aminoglycosides as well as 2 and 3-valent cations such as Aluminium, Calcium, Magnesium and Iron must be prevented.

Withdrawal Time

5 days before slaughter in poultry


After first usage of the sachet (as the sachet is opened), the contents must be used maximum within a period of one month. After mixing of the product with water, it must be used within 24 hours.

Storage conditions

Keep  in dry place, below 25 degrees  celsius  and away from direct light.