Lincodem 10%

Lincomycin HCl 100 mg/g.
Premix for medicated feed for pigs and chickens


Each gram of product contains:
Lincomycin HCl (active substance): 100 mg

Target species

Pigs and chickens.


In the treatment of infections caused by aerobic and anaerobic Gram-positive bacteria, in the case of animals sensitive to beta-lactams (penicillins, cephalosporins) or infections with bacteria resistant to beta-lactam antibiotics.

In the treatment of gastroenteritis and other infections caused by bacteria susceptible to lincomycin.


In chickens it is administered orally, in dose of 60 mg Lincodem 10% /kg body weight, twice/day for 3-5 consecutive days.

In chickens up to 14 days old: 900 g of Lincodem 10% /1000 kg of feed, for 3-5 consecutive days.

In chickens over 14 days old and adult birds: 800 g Lincodem 10%/1000 kg feed, for 3-5 consecutive days.

In pigs: the dose is 36-44 mg Lincodem 10%/kg body weight, administered twice a day for 3-5 consecutive days.

In pigs up to 70 days old: 900 g Lincodem 10%/1000 kg feed, for 3-5 consecutive days.

In pigs over 70 days old: 800g Lincodem 10%/1000 kg feed, for 3-5 consecutive days.


For any information regarding this veterinary medicinal product, please contact the local representative of the marketing authorization holder.


Do not give to animals with known hypersensitivity to lincomycin.

Do not use in piglets because they lack complete enzymatic means to metabolize the drug.

Do not administer in hamsters, guinea pigs, rabbits, horses or ruminants as it may cause severe gastrointestinal disturbances.

Side effects

Rarely, hypersensitivity reactions and diarrhea have occurred in some animals. Approximately 10% of animals treated with lincomycin developed pseudomembranous colitis.

Special precautions for storage

Keep away from reach and sight of children.

Keep in original packaging, at temperature below 25oC, protected from direct sunlight and moisture.

Shelf-life after first opening of primary package: 28 days.

Shelf life after incorporation into meal or pelleted feed: 7 days

Do not use after expiry date which is stated on the label.

Advice on correct administration

During treatment, the animals should eat only medicated feed. To ensure a correct dosage, body weight should be determined as accurately as possible to avoid underdosing. The product should be well mixed with the feed to be homogenous.

Withdrawal period

Meat and offal:

Pigs, chickens: 28 days.

Eggs: 7 days.

Special warnings

The use of the product will be based on susceptibility tests of isolated bacteria. If this is not possible, the therapy will be based on the epidemiological information regarding the susceptibility of the isolated bacteria.

People with known hypersensitivity to any of the product ingredients should avoid contact with the veterinary medicinal product. To prevent any unpleasant effects, personal protective equipment consisting in rubber gloves, goggles and dust masks should be worn when administering the product. Wash hands and exposed skin after use. In case of accidental ingestion or the occurrence of symptoms characterized by skin rash, seek medical advice and show the label to the physician. Serious symptoms such as face swelling, lips or eye lids, accompanied by breath difficulties and need immediate medical attention.

Lincodem 10% premix cannot be administered simultaneously with products containing kaolin or pectins because its absorption is blocked. It cannot be combined with macrolides and betalactams. It can be associated with all ionophore anticoccidials. It acts synergistically with aminoglycosides.

Overdose can cause gastrointestinal disorders manifested by diarrhea and/or vomiting or pseudomembranous colitis. Remove the medicated feed. If signs of intoxication do occur promptly remove the medicated feed, replace with fresh un-medicated feed and apply supportive, symptomatic therapy.

Special precautions for the disposal of unused product or waste materials

For the environmental protection, medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.

Other information

Bags 10g, 25g, 50g, 100g, 500g, 1000g, 5kg, 10kg and 25kg.
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