Calefur


A third generation cephalosporin bactericidal antibiotic for the treatment of respiratory infection in horses, cattle and pigs and footrot in cattle.

 
DOG CAT HORSE FARM ANIMALS

Active Ingredient

Sterile powder for reconstitution available in vials containing either 1 gram or 4 grams of Ceftiofur as the sodium salt.

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A third generation cephalosporin bactericidal antibiotic effective against a broad spectrum of gram positive and gram negative bacteria including beta-lactamase producing strains.

Indications

Horses: For the treatment of gram negative and gram positive infections including the respiratory pathogens Streptococcus zooepidemicus, S, equi, and S. equisimilus.

Dosage and Administration

  • Add 20 mL sterile water for injection to 1 gram vial and 80 mL to the 4 gram vial.
  • 2.0 mg per kg body weight (4.0 mL per 100 kg body weight). Treat once daily by intramuscular injection and repeat every 24 hours until clinical signs have resolved.

Pack

1 gram and 4 gram vials