AROVYN

(tulathromycin injection)
INJECTABLE SOLUTION ANTIBIOTIC

AROVYN Injectable Solution is indicated for the treatment of swine respiratory disease (SRD) associated with Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae, Pasteurella multocida, Bordetella bronchiseptica, Haemophilus (Glaesserella) parasuis, and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae; and for the control of SRD associated with Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae, Pasteurella multocida, and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in groups of pigs where SRD has been diagnosed.

Pathogens

Administration

SWINE: Inject intramuscularly as a single dose in the neck at a dosage of 2.5 mg/kg (0.25 mL/22 lb) BW.
Do not inject more than 2.5 mL per injection site.

AROVYN Swine Dosing Guide

Animal Weight (Pounds)Dose Volume (mL)
150.2
300.3
500.6
700.8
901.0
1101.3
1301.5
1501.7
1701.9
1902.2
2102.4
2302.6
2502.8
2703.1
2903.3

Contraindications

The use of AROVYN Injectable Solution is contraindicated in animals previously found to be hypersensitive to the drug.

Supplied

50 mL vial
100 mL vial
250 mL vial
500 mL vial

Storage

Store below 30°C (86°F), with excursions up to 40°C (104°F). Use this product within 84 days of the first puncture and puncture a maximum of 20 times. If more than 20 punctures are anticipated, the use of automatic injection equipment or a repeater syringe is recommended. When using a draw-off spike or needle with bore diameter larger than 16 gauge, discard any product remaining in the vial immediately after use.

Warnings

FOR USE IN ANIMALS ONLY. NOT FOR HUMAN USE. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. NOT FOR USE IN CHICKENS OR TURKEYS.

Residue Warnings

SWINE: Swine intended for human consumption must not be slaughtered within 5 days from the last treatment.

Precautions

SWINE: The effects of AROVYN on porcine reproductive performance, pregnancy, and lactation have not been determined. Intramuscular injection can cause a transient local tissue reaction that may result in trim loss of edible tissue at slaughter.

Adverse Reactions

SWINE: In one field study, one out of 40 pigs treated with tulathromycin injection at 2.5 mg/kg BW exhibited mild salivation that resolved in less than four hours.

Important Safety Information

SWINE: The pre-slaughter withdrawal time for AROVYN in swine is five days. AROVYN should not be used in animals known to be hypersensitive to the product.

Contact Information

U.S. only: Merck Animal Health livestocktechsrvc@merck-animal-health.com or call 1-800-211-3574
For additional information, please see the product label.