ISSN 2398-2993      

Tilmicosin

obovis
Contributor(s):

Eilidh Thomson

Andrea Tarr

Synonym(s): Apotil, Hymotil, Micotil Milbotyl, Tilmodil, Tilmovet


Introduction

Name

  • Tilmicosin.

Class of drug

  • Macrolide antibiotic.

Description

Chemical name

  • Tylosin,A-O-de(2,6-dideoxy-3-C-metyl-α-L-ribo-hexopyranosyl)-20-deoxo-20-(3,5-dimetyl-1-piperidinyl)-, 20(cis)-.

Molecular formula

  • C46H80N2O13.

Molecular weight

  • 869.147 g·mol−1.

Physical properties

  • Clear solution for injection.
  • Also available in some countries as concentrate for oral solution for inclusion in milk replacer.

Storage requirements

  • Protect from direct sunlight.

Uses

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login

Indications

Administration

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login

Pharmacokinetics

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login

Precautions

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login

Interactions

With other drugs

  • Do not use with ionophores.
  • Can cause cross-resistance with lincomycin.

Withdrawal Period

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login

Adverse Reactions

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to obtain ten tokens to view any ten Vetlexicon articles, images, sounds or videos, or Login

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

Other sources of information

  • Samanta I & Bandyopadhyay S (2020) Pasteurella and Mannheimia. In: Antimicrobial Resistance in Agriculture. Academic Press, USA. pp 263-273 SciDirect.
  • The NOAH Compendium. Datasheets of Licensed Veterinary Medicines. Website: www.noahcompendium.co.uk.
  • Veterinary Medicines Directorate. Adverse Reaction Reporting. Website: www.vmd.defra.gov.uk.
  • Veterinary Medicines Directorate. Questions and Answers on FDA's Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS). Website:  www.noahcompendium.co.uk/home.

Organisation(s)

  • National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) Compendium of Data Sheets for Animal Medicines. Website: www.noahcompendium.co.uk.
  • Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) Product Information Database. Website: www.vmd.defra.gov.uk.
MEMBER BENEFIT

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

We have an ever growing content library on Vetlexicon so if you ever find we haven't covered something that you need please fill in the form below and let us know!