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Ceftiflex [ceftiofur sodium] sterile powder contains the sodium salt of ceftiofur, which is a broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic active against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria including beta lactamase&ndashproducing strains. Approved for use in lactating dairy cattle, sheep and goats. Each mL of the reconstituted drug contains ceftiofur sodium equivalent to 50 mg ceftiofur. The pH is adjusted with sodium hydroxide and monobasic potassium phosphate.
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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Cattle:

Administer to cattle by intramuscular or subcutaneous injection at the dosage of 0.5 to 1.0 mg ceftiofur per pound 1.1 to 2.2 mg/kg of body weight 1-2 mL reconstituted sterile solution per 100 lbs body weight. Treatment should be repeated at 24-hour intervals for a total of three consecutive days. Additional treatments may be given on days four and five for animals which do not show a satisfactory response not recovered after the initial three treatments. Selection of dosage 0.5 to 1.0 mg/lb should be based on the practitioner's judgement of severity of disease i.e., for respiratory disease, extent of elevated body temperature, depressed physical appearance, increased respiratory rate, coughing and/or loss of appetite and for foot rot, extent of swelling, lesion and severity of lameness.

Swine:

Administer to swine by intramuscular injection at the dosage of 1.36 to 2.27 mg ceftiofur per pound 3.0 to 5.0 mg/kg of body weight 1 mL of reconstituted sterile solution per 22 to 37 lbs body weight. Treatment should be repeated at 24-hour intervals for a total of three consecutive days.

Sheep:

Administer to sheep by intramuscular injection at the dosage of 0.5 to 1.0 mg ceftiofur per pound 1.1 to 2.2 mg/kg of body weight 1-2 mL reconstituted sterile solution per 100 lbs body weight. Treatment should be repeated at 24-hour intervals for a total of three consecutive days. Additional treatments may be given on days four and five for animals which do not show a satisfactory response not recovered after the initial three treatments. Selection of dosage 0.5 to 1.0 mg/lb should be based on the practitioner's judgement of severity of disease i.e., extent of elevated body temperature, depressed physical appearance, increased respiratory rate, coughing and/or loss of appetite.

Goats:

Administer to goats by intramuscular injection at the dosage of 0.5 to 1.0 mg ceftiofur per pound 1.1 to 2.2 mg/kg of body weight 1-2 mL reconstituted sterile solution per 100 lbs body weight. Treatment should be repeated at 24-hour intervals for a total of three consecutive days. Additional treatments may be given on days four and five for animals which do not show a satisfactory response not recovered after the initial three treatments. Selection of dosage 0.5 to 1.0 mg/lb should be based on the practitioner's judgement of severity of disease i.e., extent of elevated body temperature, depressed physical appearance, increased respiratory rate, coughing and/or loss of appetite. Pharmacokinetic data indicate that elimination of the drug is more rapid in lactating does. For lactating does, the high end of the dose range is recommended.

Horses:

Administer to horses by intramuscular injection at the dosage of 1.0 to 2.0 mg ceftiofur per pound 2.2 to 4.4 mg/kg of body weight 2-4 mL reconstituted sterile solution per 100 lbs body weight. A maximum of 10 mL may be administered per injection site. Treatment should be repeated at 24-hour intervals, continued for 48 hours after clinical signs have disappeared and should not exceed 10 days.

Dogs:

Administer to dogs by subcutaneous injection at the dosage of 1.0 mg ceftiofur per pound 2.2 mg/kg of body weight 0.1 mL reconstituted sterile solution per 5 lbs body weight. Treatment should be repeated at 24-hour intervals for 5-14 days. Reconstituted Ceftiofur Sodium Sterile Powder is to be administered to dogs by subcutaneous injection. No vial closure should be entered more than 20 times. Therefore, only the 1 gram vial is approved for use in dogs. 

CONTRAINDICATIONS

As with all drugs, the use of Ceftiofur Sodium Sterile Powder is contraindicated in animals previously found to be hypersensitive to the drug.

WARNINGS:

NOT FOR HUMAN USE. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Penicillins and cephalosporins can cause allergic reactions in sensitized individuals. Topical exposure to such antimicrobials, including ceftiofur, may elicit mild to severe allergic reactions in some individuals. Repeated or prolonged exposure may lead to sensitization. Avoid direct contact of the product with the skin, eyes, mouth, and clothing. Persons with a known hypersensitivity to penicillin or cephalosporins should avoid exposure to this product. In case of accidental eye exposure, flush with water for 15 minutes. In case of accidental skin exposure, wash with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing. If allergic reaction occurs e.g., skin rash, hives, difficult breathing, seek medical attention. The material safety data sheet contains more detailed occupational safety information. To obtain a material safety data sheet MSDS please call 1-909-392-8900. To report any adverse event please call 1-909-392-8900 label directions.

RESIDUE WARNINGS:

Cattle: When used according to label indications, dosage and routes of administration, treated cattle must not be slaughtered for 4 days following the last treatment. When used according to label indications, dosage and routes of administration, a milk discard time is not required. Use of dosages in excess of those indicated or by unapproved routes of administration, such as intramammary, may result in illegal residues in edible tissues and/or in milk.

Swine: When used according to label indications, dosage and route of administration, treated pigs must not be slaughtered for 4 days following the last treatment. Use of dosages in excess of those indicated or by unapproved routes of administration may result in illegal residues in edible tissues.

Sheep: Neither a pre-slaughter drug withdrawal interval nor a milk discard time is required when this product is used according to label indications, dosage, and route of administration. Use of dosages in excess of those indicated or by unapproved routes of administration, such as intramammary, may result in illegal residues in edible tissues and/or in milk.

Goats: Neither a pre-slaughter drug withdrawal interval nor a milk discard time is required when this product is used according to label indications, dosage, and route of administration. Use of dosages in excess of those indicated or by unapproved routes of administration, such as intramammary, may result in illegal residues in edible tissues and/or milk.

Horses: Do not use in horses intended for human consumption

PRECAUTIONS:

The effects of ceftiofur on the reproductive performance, pregnancy, and lactation of cattle, swine, sheep, and goats have not been determined. Cattle Following subcutaneous administration of ceftiofur sodium in the neck of cattle, small areas of discoloration at the site may persist beyond five days, potentially resulting in trim loss of edible tissues at slaughter. As with any parenteral injection, localized post-injection bacterial infections may result in abscess formation. Attention to hygienic procedures can minimize their occurrence. Swine The safety of ceftiofur has not been determined for swine intended for breeding. Horses The safety of ceftiofur has not been determined for horses intended for breeding. The administration of antimicrobials to horses under conditions of stress may be associated with acute diarrhea that could be fatal. If acute diarrhea is observed, discontinue use of this antimicrobial and initiate appropriate therapy. Dogs The safety of ceftiofur has not been determined for dogs intended for breeding, or pregnant dogs.

ADVERSE REACTIONS:

The use of ceftiofur may result in some sign of immediate and transient local pain to the animal.

RECONSTITUTION OF THE STERILE POWDER
Ceftiofur Sodium Sterile Powder should be reconstituted as follows:
1 gram vial- Reconstitute with 20 mL Sterile Water for Injection. Each mL of the resulting solution contains ceftiofur sodium equivalent to 50 mg ceftiofur.
4 gram vial- Reconstitute with 80 mL Sterile Water for Injection. Each mL of the resulting solution contains ceftiofur sodium equivalent to 50 mg ceftiofur. Shake thoroughly prior to use.