Excenel RTU (Suspension) 100ml
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|Drug Name and Strength||Ceftiofur 50mg/ml|
|Indication||Treatment of bovine bacterial respiratory diseases caused by Mannheimia haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida and Histophilus somni.|
|Contraindications||Mass medication; topical, intramammary or oral use in food producing animals. Treatment of mastitis in dairy cattle. Administration to animals with previous hypersensitivity to cephalosporin antibiotics.Human use.|
|Actions||Ceftiofur hydrochloride is a broad spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic active against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria including β-lactamase producing strains. Like other cephalosporins, ceftiofur is bactericidal in vitro, resulting in inhibition of cell wall synthesis.|
|Precautions||Antimicrobial drugs, including penicillins and cephalosporins, can cause allergic reactions in sensitised individuals. To minimise the possibility of such a reaction, users of Excenel are advised to avoid direct contact of the product with the skin and mucous membranes.|
|Dosage and Administration||Administer by intramuscular or subcutaneous injection at ceftiofur 1 mg/kg bodyweight (Excenel RTU 1 mL/50 kg bodyweight). Injections (subcutaneous or intramuscular) should be given into the neck. The maximum recommended dose volume is 10 mL/site for intramuscular and subcutaneous injections. Treatments should be repeated every 24 hours until three treatments have been administered. Additional treatments may be adminstered on days four and five for animals which do not show a satisfactory response after the initial three treatments.|
|Storage||Store below 30°C (room temperature). Protect from freezing.|
|MSDS (external link)||Excenel RTU (Suspension) 100ml MSDS|
|Label (external link)||Excenel RTU (Suspension) 100ml Label|
|Manufacturer||Zoetis Australia Pty Ltd|