Tylan is an antibiotic food additive used in veterinary medicine to treat bacterial infections in a wide range of species, including farm animals. Veterinarians often use this powder to treat the symptoms of colitis and diarrhea in companion animals.
Tylan is indicated as an antibiotic used for colitis and chronic diarrhea. Tylan may also decrease the symptoms by affecting the immune system in the intestine.
Possible Side Effects
Side effects that usually are not serious include: Loose stools, mild diarrhea, and stomach upset. You don’t have to be overly concerned if you see any of these signs unless they are severe, worsen, or continue to be a problem. Contact your veterinarian if this happens. Side effect that may be serious or indicate a serious problem: Bloody diarrhea. If you see this sign, contact your veterinarian immediately.
Drug & Food Interactions
Talk to your veterinarian about any other drugs your dog is taking before starting this medication.
Not for Human use. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with human skin. Exposure to tylosin may cause a rash.
Residue warnings: Chickens must not be slaughtered for food within 24 hours after treatment.
Turkeys must not be slaughtered for food within five days after treatment.
Swine must not be slaughtered for food within 48 hours after treatment.
Honey bees: The drug should be fed early in the spring or fall and consumer by the bees before the main honey flow begins, to avoid contamination of production honey. Complete treatments at least 4 weeks prior to main honey flow.
Adverse reactions, including shock and death may result from over-dosage in baby pigs.
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