Lincomycin - MIB #68

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Date Revised: 2014-02

Approved Brands

  1. LINCOMIX 44 PREMIX contains lincomycin (as lincomycin hydrochloride at 44 g/kg (Zoetis Canada Inc.)
  2. LINCOMIX 110 PREMIX contains lincomycin (as lincomycin hydrochloride) at 110 g/kg (Zoetis Canada Inc.)
  3. LINCOMYCIN 44 PREMIX contains lincomycin (as lincomycin hydrochloride) at 44 g/kg (Bio Agri Mix LP)
  4. LINCOMYCIN 110 PREMIX contains lincomycin (as lincomycin hydrochloride) at 110 g/kg (Bio Agri Mix LP)
  5. LINCOMYCIN 44 G PREMIX contains lincomycin (as lincomycin hydrochloride) at 44 g/kg (Bio Agri Mix LP)
  6. LINCOMYCIN 110 G PREMIX contains lincomycin (as lincomycin hydrochloride) at 110 g/kg (Bio Agri Mix LP)

Approved for use

In meal or pellet feed for swine.

Approved claims

For swine - Claims 1, 2 and 3.

Claim 1: To reduce the severity of Mycoplasmal Pneumonia in growing swine.

Level of Drug: 220 mg/kg (0.022%) of complete feed.

Directions: Feed this medicated feed to growing swine as the sole ration for 21 days.

Warning:

  1. Treated swine must not be slaughtered for use in food for at least one (1) day after the latest treatment with this medicated feed.
  2. This product may be irritating to human skin and mucous membranes. When mixing and handling this medicated feed, use protective clothing, impervious gloves and a dust mask. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)
  3. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)

Caution:

  1. Treated pigs may develop some stool softening or mild diarrhea within 36 hours of treatment initiation. Signs of mild irritation and swelling of the anus and/or vulva may be associated with the stool changes. On rare occasions some pigs can show reddening of the skin and irritable behaviour. Should these reactions be more severe than described above, discontinue the use of the medicated feed.
  2. Not for use in breeding swine.
  3. Do not allow rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, horses, dairy cattle or other ruminants access to feeds containing lincomycin. Ingestion by these species may result in severe gastrointestinal effects or metabolic disorders (e.g. Ketosis in dairy cattle).
  4. Do not use in feed containing pellet-binding agents except Lignin Sulfonate. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)
  5. Good manufacturing practices should be observed in preparing feeds containing lincomycin. This includes appropriate clean-out procedures to avoid cross contamination. Premixes containing lincomycin must be thoroughly mixed in feed before use. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)

Claim 2: For the treatment of Swine Dysentery (Bloody Scours) associated with Brachyspira (Serpulina) hyodysenteriae in growing swine, and for the control of the disease following treatment.

Level of Drug:

  1. 110 mg/kg (0.011%) of the complete feed for 21 days or until signs of the disease disappear, followed by:
  2. 44 mg/kg (0.0044%) of the complete feed for a further 4 weeks.

Directions:

  1. Feed 110 mg/kg medicated feed as the sole ration for 21 days or until signs of the disease (watery, mucoid or bloody stools) disappear. This must be followed by 44 mg/kg medicated feed for the next four weeks.
  2. Feed 44 mg/kg medicated feed as the sole ration for the next 4 weeks only after having fed 110 mg/kg medicated feed for 21 days or until signs of disease (watery, mucoid or bloody stools) disappear.

Note: Repeat with the above dosage regimen if the signs of swine dysentery reappear.

Warning:

  1. This product may be irritating to human skin and mucous membranes. When mixing and handling this medicated feed, use protective clothing, impervious gloves and a dust mask. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)
  2. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)

Caution:

  1. Treated pigs may develop some stool softening or mild diarrhea within 36 hours of treatment initiation. Signs of mild irritation and swelling of the anus and/or vulva may be associated with the stool changes. On rare occasions some pigs can show reddening of the skin and irritable behaviour. Should these reactions be more severe than described above, discontinue the use of the medicated feed.
  2. Not for use in breeding swine.
  3. Do not allow rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, horses, dairy cattle or other ruminants access to feeds containing lincomycin. Ingestion by these species may result in severe gastrointestinal effects or metabolic disorders (e.g. Ketosis in dairy cattle).
  4. Do not use in feed containing pellet-binding agents except Lignin sulfonate. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)
  5. Good manufacturing practices should be observed in preparing feeds containing lincomycin. This includes appropriate clean-out procedures to avoid cross contamination. Premixes containing lincomycin must be thoroughly mixed in feed before use. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)

Claim 3: As an aid in reducing the clinical severity of Porcine Proliferative Enteropathy (lleitis) associated with Lawsonia intracellularis.

Level of Drug:

  1. 110 mg/kg (0.011%) of the complete feed.

Directions:

  1. Feed 110 mg/kg medicated feed as the sole ration for 21 days.

Warning:

  1. This product may be irritating to human skin and mucous membranes. When mixing and handling this medicated feed, use protective clothing, impervious gloves and a dust mask. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)
  2. Keep out of reach of children. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)

Caution:

  1. Treated pigs may develop some stool softening or mild diarrhea within 36 hours of treatment initiation. Signs of mild irritation and swelling of the anus and/or vulva may be associated with the stool changes. On rare occasions some pigs can show reddening of the skin and irritable behaviour. Should these reactions be more severe than described above, discontinue the use of the medicated feed.
  2. Not for use in breeding swine.
  3. Do not allow rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, horses, dairy cattle or other ruminants access to feeds containing lincomycin. Ingestion by these species may result in severe gastrointestinal effects or metabolic disorders (e.g. Ketosis in dairy cattle).
  4. Do not use in feed containing pellet-binding agents except Lignin sulfonate. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)
  5. Good manufacturing practices should be observed in preparing feeds containing lincomycin. This includes appropriate clean-out procedures to avoid cross contamination. Premixes containing lincomycin must be thoroughly mixed in feed before use. (Required on premix and supplement labels only.)

Accepted Compatibilities

Lincomycin is compatible with the following drug/drug combinations. For details refer to the MIB as indicated.

Medicated ingredients For use in feed for
Ivermectin (MIB #78) growing swine
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