Ceftonit

Health without restrictions
Cattle
Swine
Ceftiofur

Broad-spectrum antibacterial drug

Proven effectiveness against mastitis

No restrictions on milk

Fast therapeutic effect due to reaching peak plasma concentrations within 1-2 hours

Easy dosage: one injection - one treatment

Cost-effective treatment

  • Description
  • An antibacterial drug for treatment of cattle and pigs without restrictions on milk with a broad spectrum of action.

    Appearance: a white to dark cream suspension.

    Available in 50 and 100 mL glass vials.


  • Composition
  • Composition
    1 ml Ceftonit = 50 mg ceftiofur
  • Pharmacological properties
  • Pharmacological properties

    Ceftonit is an antibacterial veterinary drug of the cephalosporin group. Its active ingredient is ceftiofur hydrochloride, the third generation cephalosporin antibiotic, which is very effective against a wide variety of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria including β-lactamase producing strains and some anaerobic bacteria: Escherichia coli, Pasteurella (Mannheimia) haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida, Haemophilus somnus, Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae, Haemophilus parasuis, Salmonella cholerasuis, Streptococcus Suis, Streptococcus zooepidemicus, Streptococcus equi, Pasteurella spp, Staphilococcus spp., Actynomyces pyogenes, Salmonells typhimurium, Streptococcus agalactiae, S. dysgalactiae, S. bovis, Klebsiela, Citrobacter, Enterobacter, Bacillus spp., Proteus spp., Fusobacterium necrophorum и Porphiromonas assacharolytica (Bacteroides melaninogenicus).

    After injection, ceftiofur is quickly metabolised into desfuroylceftiofur, which has a biological activity against microorganisms.

  • Indications
  • Indications

    Ceftonit is an antibacterial veterinary drug of the cephalosporin group. Its active ingredient is ceftiofur hydrochloride, the third generation cephalosporin antibiotic, which is very effective against a wide variety of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria including β-lactamase producing strains and some anaerobic bacteria: Escherichia coli, Pasteurella (Mannheimia) haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida, Haemophilus somnus, Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae, Haemophilus parasuis, Salmonella cholerasuis, Streptococcus Suis, Streptococcus zooepidemicus, Streptococcus equi, Pasteurella spp, Staphilococcus spp., Actynomyces pyogenes, Salmonells typhimurium, Streptococcus agalactiae, S. dysgalactiae, S. bovis, Klebsiela, Citrobacter, Enterobacter, Bacillus spp., Proteus spp., Fusobacterium necrophorum и Porphiromonas assacharolytica (Bacteroides melaninogenicus).

    After injection, ceftiofur is quickly metabolised into desfuroylceftiofur, which has a biological activity against microorganisms.

  • Dosage and route of administration

    In cattle, Ceftonit is injected subcutaneously once a day 1 mL per 50 kg of animal weight (1 mg of ceftiofur per 1 kg of animal weight). Duration of treatment depends on the disease:

    - 3-5 days in case of respiratory diseases;

    - 3 days in case of necrobacillosis;

    - 5 days in case of endometritis.

    In pigs, Ceftonit is injected in case of respiratory diseases intramuscularly once a day for 3 consecutive days 1 mL per 16 kg of animal weight (3 mg of ceftiofur per 1 kg of animal weight).

     

  • Dosage and route of administration
  • Dosage and route of administration

    In cattle, Ceftonit is injected subcutaneously once a day 1 mL per 50 kg of animal weight (1 mg of ceftiofur per 1 kg of animal weight). Duration of treatment depends on the disease:

    - 3-5 days in case of respiratory diseases;

    - 3 days in case of necrobacillosis;

    - 5 days in case of endometritis.

    In pigs, Ceftonit is injected in case of respiratory diseases intramuscularly once a day for 3 consecutive days 1 mL per 16 kg of animal weight (3 mg of ceftiofur per 1 kg of animal weight).

     

  • Restrictions
  • Restrictions

    Slaughter of pigs for meat is permitted not earlier than 6 days, cattle - 8 days after the last injection of Ceftonit. Meat from animals, forcedly slaughtered before the expiry of the stated period, may be used as feed for fur animals.

  • Publications
  • Publications
  • Treatment regimen

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