Research Journal of Pharmacology

Year: 2007
Volume: 1
Issue: 1
Page No. 19 - 22

Pharmacokinetics of Tylosin in Desert Sheep after Intramuscular Injection

Authors : A.I. Sana Shaddad , A.A. Samia Hassan , I.B. ElTayeb , M.A. Omer , A.O.M. Nour , M.H. Al-Nazawi and A.M. Homeida

Abstract: The pharmacokinetics of tylosin after intramuscular administration at a dose of 1g kg-1 body weight was studied in eleven healthy desert sheep. A peak level of tylosin Cmax of 1980.95 g mL 1 was achieved after tmax of 0,90.13 h and the mean distribution half-life (t1/2 ) was 20.3 h and the apparent elimination half-life (t1/2 ) was 72.29.3 h. The volume of distribution (Vd) was found to be 53.2993.907 L. The area under the curve (AUC240) of tylosin was calculated as being 1947.8177.8 g mL 1 and the Area Under Maximum Concentration Curve (AUMC) was 74285.45420.75 g/mL/h2. The total clearance (cl ) was 511.7207 l h 1 and the mean resident time was 30±9.83 h.

How to cite this article:

A.I. Sana Shaddad , A.A. Samia Hassan , I.B. ElTayeb , M.A. Omer , A.O.M. Nour , M.H. Al-Nazawi and A.M. Homeida , 2007. Pharmacokinetics of Tylosin in Desert Sheep after Intramuscular Injection. Research Journal of Pharmacology, 1: 19-22.

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