Brand Names:
Terramycin, Bio-cox, Robenz, Neo-terramycin, Neo-oxtc, Oxtc, Liquamycin


Drug Type: Antibiotic

Oxytetracycline


Oxytetracycline is a tetracycline antimicrobial drug sometimes used to treat bacterial infections caused by Pasteurella multocida (fowl cholera).
5 mg/kg SC, IM q12-24h | 2500 mg/L drinking water and 2500 mg/kg feed
  • If given IM, can cause muscle necrosis at the injection site.
  • Nephrotoxic
  • Photosensitivity
  • Decreased immunity
  • Disruption of normal gut flora
  • More susceptible to infection with secondary pathogens