Bird Biotic (Doxycycline)

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Description

Thomas Labs Bird Biotic (Doxycycline Hyclate) is for systemic and local infections in pet birds, exotic game birds and pigeons. Doxycycline is a broad spectrum antibiotic recommended for the treatment of Ornithosis in finches and Psittacosis in parrots. Ornithosis and Psittacosis are known as Chlamydophila infections. Doxycycline is effective against gram-negative bacteria, and some some gram-positive bacteria, anaerobic bacteria and other types of microorganisms, Doxycycline acts by inhibiting the growth of bacteria, which in turn helps eliminate the bacteria and the infection. It is often considered the drug of choice in oral treatment of chlamydiosis in birds.

Directions

Add one tablet (100 mg) to 8 ounces of bird's drinking water. Make a fresh antibiotic treated water solution daily. Continue treatment for a minimum of 7 days and not more than 10 days.

Ingredients

Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg