- Names of Products: 30% Florfenicol Injection
- Publication date: 2015-12-24
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- English Names: Florfenicol Injection
- Components: Florfenicol
QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPOSITION
Each ml contains
Florfenicol 300 mg
Solution for injection
Clear slightly yellowish solution
Cattle and pigs
Indications for use, specifying target species
Prevention and treatment of respiratory tract infections in cattle due to Mannheimia haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida and Histophilus somni, susceptible to florfenicol.
The presence of the disease in the herd should be established before preventive treatment.
Treatment of acute outbreaks of respiratory disease caused by strains of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae and Pasteurella multocida susceptible to florfenicol.
Amounts to be administered and administration route
Cattle: Intramuscular or subcutaneous injection
Pigs: Intramuscular injection
IM route: 20 mg florfenicol / kg bodyweight (1ml of the product/15kg) to be administered twice 48 hours apart using a 16 gauge needle.
SC route: 40 mg florfenicol / kg bodyweight (2ml of the product/15kg) to be administered once only using a 16 gauge needle.
SC route: 40 mg florfenicol /kg bodyweight (2ml of the product/15kg) to be administered once only using a 16 gauge needle.
15 mg florfenicol /kg bodyweight (1 ml of the product/ 20 kg) by intramuscular injection twice at 48 hour intervals using a 16-gauge needle.
The dose volume given at any one injection site should not exceed 10ml for both routes of administration (intramuscular and subcutaneous) in cattle and 3 ml in pigs. The injection should only be given in the neck in both target species.
To ensure a correct dosage body weight of the animals should be determined as accurately as possible to avoid underdosing.
It is recommended to treat animals in the early stages of disease and to evalsuate the response to treatment within 48 hours after the second injection. If clinical signs of respiratory disease persist 48 hours after the last injection or if relapse occurs, treatment should be changed using another formulation or another antibiotic and continued until clinical signs have resolved.
Swab septum before removing each dose. Use a dry sterile needle and syringe.
Do not broach the stopper of vial more than 25 times.
Shelf-life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 2 years
Shelf life after first opening the immediate packaging: 28 days.
Special precautions for storage
Keep the vial in the outer carton in order to protect from light.