Lincomycin is a lincosamides antibiotic produced by Streptomyces lincolensis. Lincomycin is bacteriostatic in action inhibiting the protein synthesis predominantly by binding to the 50S ribosomal subunits of bacteria.
Lincomycin is active against:
Wide range of Gram-positive bacteria, such as staphylococci, streptococci, and anaerobic bacteria, such as clostridia spp.
Each one kg contains:
Lincomycin hydrochloride…….124.736 gm
(Eq. to Lincomycin base110 gm)
For treatment of necrotic enteritis caused by: Clostridium perfringens.
Dosage & Route of administration:
Route of administration: Orally via feed.
For whole product:
20 – 40 gm Lincopremix per ton of complete feed, for 7 days.
Must be thoroughly mixed in the feed before use.
Store open bags in a dry place to avoid caking.
Contra – Indication:
Administration in animal feed other than broiler chicken may result in adverse gastrointestinal effects.
Not reported in the target species.
Lincomycin has a good margin of safety.
Meat: zero days.
Stored at temperature not exceed 30 C˚.