Terramycin


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Terramycin

(ˌtɛrəˈmaɪsɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) trademark a broad-spectrum antibiotic, oxytetracycline, used in treating various infections
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Noun1.Terramycin - a yellow crystalline antibiotic (trademark Terramycin) obtained from a soil actinomycete; used to treat various bacterial and rickettsial infections
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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This work deals with Fourier transform near-infrared (FT-NIR) spectroscopy associated with principal components analysis (PCA) to detect traces of veterinary antimicrobials (enrofloxacin, terramycin, penicillin, and ceftiofur hydrochloride) bellow the MRL allowed by the legislation of European Agency for Medicinal Products (EMEA) which is adopted in Brazil by Ministry of Agriculture Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA) [23].
Postoperatively, 5 mg/kg enrofloxacin was administered intramuscularly at the dorsolateral musculature close to the spine and terramycin ointment (active component: oxytetracycline hydrochloride) was applied twice a day topically on the suture site to prevent secondary infection of the suture site, orbital space, and optic sulcus [8].
Aureomycin and penicillin improved the growth of fatting pigs by 10% and Terramycin (oxytetracycline) was as effective as Aureomycin at promoting growth [27].
In the late 1940s and early 1950s their efforts led to the development of Streptomycin, Aureomycin, Terramycin, Tetracycline, Erythromycin and other wonder drugs capable of attacking a range of bacteria-causing diseases.
Use of water medicated with Chlortetracycline (Aureomycin), Oxytetracycline (Terramycin), or other tetracycline products (except doxycycline) is not recommended.
Antibiotic like Terramycin capsules (250mg) was added into a little hot (~40-50degC) autoclaved media and slightly shakes the flask in order to inhibit bubble formation.
This organization was established in 1849 by Charles Pfizer and Charles Erhalt as a producer of fine chemicals and in 1950, the disclosure of Terramycin leaded its way to turn into an examination based pharmaceutical organization.
Treatment of pinkeye includes washing the eye with sterile saline (the same as used for contact lens washing) and then application of antibiotic drops or ointment, such as terramycin eye ointment, several times a day until after the eye is improved.
One veterinarian claimed "Terramycin is not meant to be given to donkeys; it is generally prescribed to livestock such as cattle, goats, and sheep, not for equines" (Key Informant, 13 July 2012).