Label: API E.M. ERYTHROMYCIN - erythromycin powder

  • NDC Code(s): 17163-055-16
  • Packager: MARS FISCARE NORTH AMERICA, INC.
  • Category: OTC ANIMAL DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: unapproved drug other

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Updated June 11, 2018

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  • ACTIVE INGREDIENT

    Active Ingredients: 200 mg Erythromycin per packet.

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  • DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION

    Directions for Use:

    For best results, remove activated carbon or filter cartridge from filter and continue operation.

    For each 10 gallons (38 L) of water, empty one packet directly into aquarium.

    Repeat does after 24 hours.

    Wait another 24 hours then change 25% of the aquarium water.

    Repeat this treatment for a second time, for a total of 4 doses.

    Then make a final 25% water change and add fresh activated carbon or replace filter cartridge.

    Treatment may be repeated, if necessary.

    This package treats up to 100 gallons.

    Four doses required for full course of treatment.

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  • INDICATIONS & USAGE

    Diagnostic Chart

    Fin and Tail Rot:

    Fins appear ragged and split. In severe cases, fins and tails are almost completely eroded. Secondary fungal infections, observed as white, "cottony" growth, commonly occur.

    Open Red Sores:

    A bacterial infection that causes open red sores on body. Infection can range from very small ulcers to deep skin lesions. Coloring can range from reddish or gray ulcers to very dark areas associated with necrotic (dying) tissue.

    Mouth Fungus:

    Common bacterial infection that affects the mouth and other soft tissue. Fungus-like in appearance with red periphery. If left untreated severe erosion and lesions will develop

    Hemorrhagic Septicemia:

    A bacterial infection of the bloodstream. Fish may show blood streaks on the body and fins, bleeding (red patches) and localized swelling.

    Bacterial Gill Disease:

    Fish may breathe heavily and show bright red gills. Fish may sit at bottom of aquarium or near the water's surface. However, visual diagnosis is often difficult.

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  • WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS

    KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

    For aquarium use only.

    Not for human consumption or for the treatment of fish intended for human consumption.

    Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

    May cause irritation.

    ! WARNING:

    This product can expose you to chemicals including Silica, crystalline, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer.

    For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

    Diagnostic Chart

    On Back

    10

    Powder

    Packets

    Use In Fresh and Saltwater Aquariums

    API

    E.M. ERYTHROMYCIN

    TREATS BACTERIAL FISH DISEASE

    Broad spectrum control of bacterial

    fish infections

    Open Red Sores

    Fin and Tail Rot

    Mouth Fungus

    Hemorrhagic Septicemia

    Gill Disease

    GUIDE

    Fish Problem

    Solving

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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    API E.M. ERYTHROMYCIN 
    erythromycin powder
    Product Information
    Product Type OTC ANIMAL DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:17163-055
    Route of Administration TOPICAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    ERYTHROMYCIN (UNII: 63937KV33D) (ERYTHROMYCIN - UNII:63937KV33D) ERYTHROMYCIN 200 mg  in 2 g
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:17163-055-16 10 in 1 BOX
    1 2 g in 1 PACKET
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    unapproved drug other 03/01/2011
    Labeler - MARS FISCARE NORTH AMERICA, INC. (049630700)
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