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Solution for injection for cattle and pigs


Composition: Florfenicol, 300 mg 

Indications for use

Diseases caused by florfenicol susceptible bacteria. Cattle: Treatment of respiratory tract infections due to Mannheimia haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida and Histophilus somni. Pigs: Treatment of acute outbreaks of swine respiratory disease caused by strains of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae and Pasteurella multocida susceptible to florfenicol.

Amounts to be administered and administration route

Intramuscular use. The injection should be given in the neck. Cattle: 20 mg florfenicol per kg bodyweight, i.e. 1 ml of solution per 15 kg bodyweight, twice 48 hours apart. Pigs: 15 mg florfenicol per kg bodyweight, i.e. 1 ml of solution per 20 kg bodyweight, twice 48 hours apart. The dose volume given at any one injection site should not exceed 10 ml in cattle and 3 ml in pigs. To ensure a correct dosage body weight should be determined as accurately as possible to avoid underdosing. It is recommended to treat animals in the early stages of disease and to evaluate the response to treatment within 48 hours after the second injection. If clinical signs of respiratory disease persist 48 hours after the last injection, treatment should be changed using another formulation or another antibiotic and continued until clinical signs have resolved. 

Withdrawal period(s)

Cattle: Meat and offal: 46 days / intramuscular use; 54 days / subcutaneous use.  Milk: Not permitted for use in lactating animals producing milk for human consumption. Pigs: Meat and offal: 18 days 


Shelf-life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 2 years. Shelf-life after first opening the immediate packaging: 28 days. This veterinary medicinal product does not require any special storage conditions. 

Packaging: Colourless glass vial type II (20 – 50 – 100 – 250 - 500 ml). Translucent multi-layer plastic vials (50 – 100 – 250 – 500  ml).

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