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For the treatment of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) and for the reduction of morbidity associated with BRD in feedlot calves during the first 30 days in the feedlot, when administered at the time of arrival.

Micotil® is intended for the treatment of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) associated with Mannheimia (Pasteurella) haemolytica, and Pasteurella multocida, and for the reduction of morbidity associated with BRD in feedlot calves, caused by Mannheimia (Pasteurella) haemolytica, and Pasteurella multocida, during the first 30 days in the feedlot, when administered at the time of arrival.

Important Safety Information

The label contains complete use information, including cautions and warnings. Always read, understand, and follow the label and use directions.

Reduce the potential for accidental injection of veterinary injectable products

Proper injectable drug use principles beginwith you and your veterinarian

Elanco is highly committed to providing safe handling and use education, training and resources to veterinarians and producers.

Worker safety

  • Do not work alone
  • Properly restrain all animals
  • Handle loaded syringes with care
  • Never carry loaded syringes in your coat or pockets
  • Keep needles properly covered until use
  • Keep children and bystanders out of work area
  • Identify an exit route
  • Be aware of uneven or changing walking surfaces
  • Clearly establish the team leader, team roles and responsibilities
  • Evaluate the experience of those around you
  • Consult your veterinarian for safe handling and use training prior to administering injectable products

Animal safety

  • Use adequate facilities (i.e., squeeze chute, head gate)
  • Minimize handling stress in accordance with animal behavior
  • Adjust your activity with the temperament of each animal

Environmental safety

  • Post emergency procedures and contacts
  • Remove potential hazards in work area
  • Repair or remove broken equipment
  • Properly dispose of used needles and bottles
  • Recycle all injectable syringes and bottle packaging

Proper Micotil® handling and use procedures

Proper Micotil handling procedures

  • Storage of Micotil in a secure location to prevent the risk of misuse is recommended
  • Recommended storage includes a lockable cabinet or container or a secure storage room, depending on the amount of product in inventory
  • Keep full or empty Micotil bottles, used syringes and needles out of the reach of children and the general public
  • Read, understand and follow all label use directions
  • For subcutaneous use; do not use in automatically powered syringes
  • Use a 1/2" to 5/8" 18- to 16-gauge needle
  • Keep a protective cover on needles until ready to use
  • Never carry loaded syringes in pocket or clothing

Proper Micotil administration procedures

  • Properly restrain animal prior to administering Micotil
  • With a single hand on the syringe, insert the needle subcutaneously in the area indicated by the blue triangle in the image to the right, at a top-down angle, while avoiding penetration of underlying muscle
  • Administer a single subcutaneous dose of 1.5 mL of Micotil per 100 lbs of body weight
  • Ensure proper disposal of needles, syringes and used bottles
  • If syringe is broken or damaged in any way, discontinue use immediately
  • Exercise caution and care when removing needle from syringe
  • Access to Micotil should be limited to personnel trained in safe handling and use procedures


    Commitment to Safety

Over the last two decades, Elanco has invested resources to ensure Micotil’s safe usage, including materials and training for distributors, veterinarians and producers. Elanco offers the following safety elements offered at no charge:

  • The SimcroTM SekurusTM safety syringe, which has patented technology with self-tenting and needle-guard features. The syringe reduces the chance of accidental self-injection and withstands the most challenging environments.
  • Safety training is offered to veterinarians and producers, including how to respond in case of accidental exposure to the product.
  • Packaging to further enhance the safety profile, including an outer case that locks the bottle inside.

Supplementary Safety Information

Micotil Safe Handling and Use Presentation

Micotil Dose and Administration Detailer