Saturday 21 January


Norfenicol 300 mg/ml Solution for Injection for Cattle and Swine

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Presentation


A light yellow to straw coloured solution for injection.
Each ml contains:
Active Substance:
Florfenicol 300 mg

Uses


Cattle:
Treatment of respiratory tract infections in clinically diseased
cattle due to Mannheimia haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida and
Histophilus somni, susceptible to Florfenicol


Swine:
Treatment of acute outbreaks of respiratory disease caused by
strains of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae and Pasteurella
multocida
, susceptible to Florfenicol.

Dosage & Administration


Cattle:
Intramuscular Injection: 20 mg/kg bodyweight (1 ml/15 kg) to be administered twice 48 hours apart using a 16-gauge needle. Subcutaneous Injection: 40 mg/kg bodyweight (2 ml/15 kg) to be
administered once only using a 16-gauge needle. The dose volume given at any one injection site should not exceed 10 ml.
The injection should only be given in the neck.

Pigs:
Intramuscular Injection: 15 mg/kg bodyweight (1 ml per 20 kg) into the neck muscle twice at 48 hour intervals using a 16-gauge needle.
The volume administered per injection site should not exceed 3 ml.

Withdrawal Period


Cattle
Meat and offal:
By intramuscular injection (at 20 mg/kg, twice): 39 days
By subcutaneous injection (at 40 mg/kg, once): 44 days

Milk:
Not permitted for use in lactating animals producing milk for human consumption.

Swine
Meat and offal:
By intramuscular injection (at 15 mg/kg, twice): 22 days

Contraindictions, Warnings etc


Do not use in adult bulls or boars intended for breeding purposes.
Do not use in cases of hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients.
Do not use in case of known resistance.

Pharmaceutical Precautions


Protect from light. Keep container in the protective sleeve/outer carton.

Disposal


Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.

Further Information


Click here to read the SPC.

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