Cefatek 15% Injectable Suspension is a white - cream coloured, sterile oily suspension. Each ml contains cefalexin monohydrate equivalent to 150 mg of cefalexin.
INDICATIONS FOR USE
Cefatek 15% Injectable Suspension is indicated in cattle, cats and dogs in the treatment of infections caused by bacteria sensitive to cefalexin.
- Staph. aureus, E. coli, Proteus miribalis and Klebsiella sp. infections
- Respiratory and urinary system infections caused by sensitive bacteria
- Septicemia, skin and soft tissue infections, bone and joint diseases such as complicated foot rot
- Supportive in the local treatment of acute mastitis
ADMINISTRATION ROUTES AND AMOUNTS
Pharmacological doses of cefalexin, unless advised otherwise by the veterinarian, are 7.5 - 10 mg/kg bw for cattle, 10 mg/kg bw for cats and dogs.
Practical dosages are as follows:
Cattle - Calves: Administer by intramuscular (IM) route at the dose of 1 ml / 15 - 20 kg bw for 5 days.
Dogs - Cats: Administer by intramuscular (IM) route at the dose of 1 ml / 15 kg bw for 5 days.
Shake the vial before using the product. Administrations can be repeated at 12 - 24 hour intervals depending on the severity and prognosis of the infection or the veterinarian’s advice.
Cattle should not be slaughtered for human consumption during the treatment and for 4 days following the last treatment. Withdrawal period for milk is 0 (zero) days.
100 ml and 250 ml in colorless glass vials inside cardboard boxes.