Lincomycin

(lincomycin HCl)

Lincomycin

Product Information

Lincomycin Soluble Powder (lincomycin HCl) is a water-soluble antibiotic for use in drinking water for broiler chickens and swine. 

Broiler Chickens: For the control of necrotic enteritis caused by Clostridium perfringens susceptible to lincomycin.

Swine: For the treatment of swine dysentery (bloody scours). 

PRECAUTIONS

Federal (USA) law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

Discard medicated drinking water if not used within 2 days. Fresh stock solution should be prepared daily.

For Swine, if clinical signs of bloody scours (watery, mucoid or bloody stools) have not improved during the first 6 days of medication, discontinue treatment and redetermine the diagnosis.

Occasionally, swine fed lincomycin may within the first 2 days after the onset of treatment develop diarrhea and/or swelling of the anus. On rare occasions, some pigs may show reddening of the skin and irritable behavior. These conditions have been self-correcting within 5 to 8 days without discontinuing the lincomycin treatment.

The safety of lincomycin has not been demonstrated for pregnant swine or swine intended for breeding.

Do not allow rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, horses or ruminants access to water containing lincomycin. Ingestion by these species may result in severe gastrointestinal effects.

Do not use the water treatment and the feed treatment simultaneously.Not for use in layer and breeder chickens.

RESIDUE WARNINGS

No drug withdrawal period is required before slaughter of swine receiving Lincomycin HCL Soluble Powder at the approved level of 250 mg per gallon of drinking water, nor before slaughter of birds receiving Lincomycin Soluble at the approved level of 64 mg per gallon of drinking water.

CAUTION

Federal (USA) law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian. 

PRECAUTIONS:

Discard medicated drinking water if not used within 2 days. Fresh stock solution should be prepared daily. Do not use the water treatment and the feed treatment simultaneously. Do not allow rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, horses, or ruminants access to water containing lincomycin. Ingestion by these species may result in severe gastrointestinal effects.

Swine: If clinical signs of bloody scours (watery, mucoid or bloody stools) have not improved during the first 6 days of medication, discontinue treatment and redetermine the diagnosis. Occasionally, swine fed lincomycin may within the first 2 days after the onset of treatment develop diarrhea and/or swelling of the anus. On rare occasions, some pigs may show reddening of the skin and irritable behavior. These conditions have been self-correcting within 5 to 8 days without discontinuing the lincomycin treatment. The safety of lincomycin has not been demonstrated for pregnant swine or swine intended for breeding. 

Chickens: Not for use in layer and breeder chickens.

See label for complete product directions. 


Active Ingredient or Composition

lincomycin hydrochloride


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