Cefimam DC is a homogenous off-white oily intramammary ointment.
For the treatment of subclinical mastitis at drying off and the prevention of new bacterial infections of the udder during the dry period in the dairy cow caused by the following cefquinome sensitive organisms: Streptococcus uberis, Streptococcus dysgalactiae, Streptococcus agalactiae, Staphylococcus aureus, coagulase negative staphylococci.
Dosage & Administration
Single intramammary administration.
150 mg cefquinome, i.e. the content of one syringe should be instilled gently into the teat of each quarter, immediately after the last milking
Meat and offal: 2 days
Milk: 1 day after calving when dry period is more than 5 weeks.
36 days after treatment when dry period is 5 weeks or less.
Contraindictions, Warnings etc
Do not use in cows with clinical mastitis.
Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to cephalosporin antibiotics or other ß-lactam antibiotics, or to any of the excipients.
This veterinary medicinal product does not require any special storage conditions. The syringe must only be used once.
Use of the product should be based on susceptibility testing of the bacteria isolated from the animal. If it is not possible, therapy should be based on local (regional, farm level) epidemiological information about susceptibility of the target bacteria. The product should be reserved for the treatment of clinical conditions which have responded poorly, or are
expected to respond poorly, to other classes of antimicrobials or narrow spectrum ß-lactam antimicrobials.
Use of the product deviating from instructions given in the SPC, may increase the potential for resistance development.
Do not use the cleaning towel on teats with lesions.
In case of erroneous use during lactation, the milk should be discarded for 35 days.