Neomycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is poorly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract of birds and a low acute toxicity after oral administration. It is often added to medicated poultry feeds.
Form: The drug comes available as a solution (50 mg/mL to be given orally, or as a topical ointment or cream.
Typical Dosage: 1-8 drops added to water QID, after 14-31 days, taper off. Unless ointment, which is applied twice a day or as needed.
Caution: Should not used in combination with Amphotericin B or Penicillins due to increased risk of renal damage and low potassium blood levels.
Egg Withdrawal Period: 14 days