An injectable suspension of cefalexin for conditions listed below, and with a zero hour milk withdrawal for cattle. Cefalexin is a broad spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic with bactericidal activity against a wide range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.
A white to cream coloured mobile suspension
Sodium cefalexin equivalent to 180 mg/ml cefalexin
Cattle, cats and dogs
Indications for use
When susceptible organisms are present, Ceporex injection is indicated in the treatment of infections of the respiratory tract, urogenital tract, the skin and localised infections in soft tissues in dogs and cats. In dogs it may also be effective in the treatment of the gastrointestinal tract. Trials have shown Ceporex injection to be of particular value in treating metritis, foot infections, wounds and abscesses and in the treatment of septicaemic mastitis to supplement intramammary therapy in cattle.
The following micro-organisms have been shown to be sensitive to cefalexin in vitro: Staphylococcus spp. (including penicillin-resistant strains), Streptococcus spp., Actinomyces bovis, Corynebacterium spp., Haemophilus spp., Pasteurella spp., Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, Escherichia coli, Clostridium spp., Proteus spp., Salmonella spp., Micrococcus spp., Fusobacterium spp., Moraxella spp., Peptostreptococcus spp., Actinobacillus lignieresi, Peptococcus spp.
Cattle – milk 0 hours, meat 19 days
Multidose vials containing 100 ml
For full information please refer to the product data sheet. Further information is available on request.
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Date of preparation: January 2018