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Powdox is an solution containing the antibiotic doxycycline.
Powdox can be used for:
- chickens and pigs
- prevention and treatment of chronic respiratory disease (CRD) and mycoplasmosis caused by microorganisms sensitive to doxycycline.
- In pigs, prevention of clinical respiratory disease due to Pasteurella multocida andMycoplasma hyopneumoniae sensitive to doxycycline. The presence of the disease in the herd should be established before treatment.
Powdox is to be administered in drinking water.
- For chickens, give 10 – 20 mg of doxycycline / kg liveweight / day for 3 – 5 days, provided by 0.1 – 0.2 ml of Powdox per kg per day.
- For pigs, give 10 mg of doxycycline / kg liveweight / day for 5 days, provided by 0.1 ml of Powdox per kg per day.
Medicated water should be the only water available. It may be used only for 24 hours and should be made up freshly every day. If no improvement in clinical signs is seen within the recommended duration of treatment, the diagnosis should be reviewed and the treatment changed.
Remember to log medicine use in the farmer’s medicine book