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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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.
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.
They further said that another study conducted by an Indian worker Sethuraman has documented successful treatment of cattle affected with FMD by administration of 20-30mL of Lugol's iodine orally for 3-6 days or by intravenous administration of Collosol iodine 20mL per day for 3 to 4 days along with terramycin IM.