Micotil (tilmicosin injection) Training Center

Welcome to the Micotil Training Center! Here you’ll find the necessary modules for course completion, which will then allow you to purchase and safely administer Micotil.

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How to Become Certified

Micotil is an effective and game-changing tool to have in your tool kit against BRD—however, like any injectable, safety is the number one priority. Micotil should only be handled after the completion of the Micotil Safety Course to ensure the lowest risk possible of self-injection. Once you take the course and complete your certification form submission, your name will be added to our Safe to Sell list and you will be given a certificate of completion which will allow you purchase and administer Micotil.Test questions will be optional, but are encouraged to ensure comprehensive learning.

Learn more about BRD

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If you find yourself with questions about BRD, look no further than our Learn About BRD page. Here you can educate and arm yourself against the threat it poses.

Move to resources

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Once you’ve read about BRD, move on over to our resources about Micotil and how it works, the benefits, clinical studies, and its usage & administration.

Take the quiz at the end for full completion

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Once you’re all studied up, complete the online Micotil Safety Course to receive your certification. At the end of the module, there will be optional quiz questions to test your knowledge.

Certification process

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You did it! Once you’ve completed the online or in-person Micotil Safety Course, and completed the online certification, your name will be added to an online registry that allows you to purchase and handle Micotil.

What you’ll be learning…

Below are the educational modules that compose the Micotil Safety Course.

Module 1

Objectives & Principles: Start by understanding the foundations of the course and what to expect.

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Module 2

Safety Precautions: Next, we’ll take you through important safety guidelines that should be followed prior to the administration of Micotil.

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Module 3

Human Exposure: Swift action is required in the case of accidental self-injection. This module will take you through necessary steps to follow if self-injection occurs.

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Module 4

Usage & Administration: Once safety expectations and precautions have been discussed, we will cover proper usage/administration of Micotil and suggestions for greater safety.

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Module 5

Storage: This final module will conclude with proper storage

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Certification Instructions

After completing training, download the Certification Signature Page. Send Completed form to Micotil_Certification@elanco.com .

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Micotil® (tilmicosin injection) is indicated for the treatment of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) associated with Mannheimia haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida and Histophilus sommi, and for the control of respiratory disease in cattle at high risk of developing BRD associated with Mannheimia haemolytica.

Important safety information

Before using this product, it is important to read the entire product insert, including the boxed human warning. Caution: Federal (USA) law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian. Not for human use. Injection of this drug in humans has been associated with fatalities. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use in automatically powered syringes. Exercise extreme caution to avoid accidental self-injection. In case of human injection, consult a physician immediately and apply ice or cold pack to injection site while avoiding direct contact with skin. Avoid contact with eyes. Always use proper drug handling procedures to avoid accidental self-injection. Consult your veterinarian on the safe handling and use of all injectable products prior to administration. For use in cattle or sheep only. Inject subcutaneously. Injection of this antibiotic has shown to be fatal in swine and non-human primates, and may be fatal in horses and goats. Do not use in female dairy cattle 20 months of age or older. Use in lactating dairy cattle may cause milk residues. The following adverse reactions have been reported: in cattle: injection site swelling and inflammation, lameness, collapse, anaphylaxis/anaphylactoid reactions, decreased food and water consumption, and death. Micotil has a pre-slaughter withdrawal time of 42 days.

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