Lincocin Sterile Solution 100ml (requires prescription)
Pigs For the treatment of infections caused by lincomycin susceptible Gram-positive organisms (e.g. staphylococci, streptococci), certain Gram-negative anaerobic organisms (e.g. Serpulina (Treponema) hyodysenteriae, Bacteroides, Fusobacterium spp.), and Mycoplasma spp.
Swine dysentery Lincocin Sterile Solution has been found to be effective in the treatment of swine dysentery. Lincocin Sterile Solution may be used in the inappetant pig when 1-2 injections with a 24-hour interval given intramuscularly at a dose of 10 mg/kg will normally be adequate to return the appetite. Follow-up treatment should be provided either in feed using Lincocin Premix or via the drinking water using Lincocin Soluble Powder.
Enzootic or mycoplasmal pneumonia Lincocin Sterile Solution has antimycoplasmal activity, and will provide an effective aid in the treatment of the primary infective organisms and the secondary Gram-positive pathogens.
Septic arthritis, foot abscesses Where these conditions are caused by staphylococci, streptococci, erysipelothrix and mycoplasma sensitive to lincomycin, this antibiotic provides useful treatment by virtue of its ability to penetrate relatively avascular tissue (e.g. joints) and remain active in the presence of purulent material.