Avitil vet (Tilmicosin 250 mg/ml)

Therapeutic Group: Antibiotic


Avitil vet: Each ml solution contains Tilmicosin 250 mg.


Tilmicosin is a semi-synthetic antibiotic of the macrolide group, and is believed to affect protein synthesis. It has bacteriostatic action but at high concentrations it may be bactericidal. This antibacterial activity is predominantly against Gram-positive microorganism with activity against certain gram-negative ones and Mycoplasma of a bovine, porcine, ovine and avian origin. In particular, its activity has been demonstrated against the following microorganism: Chickens and turkeys: Mycoplasma gallisepticum and Mycoplasma synoviae. Calves: Mannheimia haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida, Mycoplasma bovis, M. Dispar.

Macrolides act synergistically with the host immune system. Macrolides appear to enhance phagocyte killing of bacteria. Cross-resistance between tilmicosin and other macrolides and lincomycin has been observed.


Poultry: Mycoplasmosis, CRD, CCRD, Pneumonia, Pasteurellosis (Fowl Cholera) and used to prevent secondary bacterial infections in poultry from viral diseases.

Dosage & Administration

15-20 mg/kg body weight or 0.3 ml/litter (30ml/100 liter) of drinking water for 3-5 days.

Side Effects

In very rare cases, a decrease in water intake has been observed.


While handling and mixing the drug, protective clothing and impervious gloves
Should be used.

Withdrawal Period

Meat-7 days
Egg-1 day

Commercial Pack

500ml Solution & 100ml Solution Bottle