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(ceftiofur hydrochloride)

Ready to go. Easy to use.

EXCENEL® RTU EZ (ceftiofur hydrochloride) Sterile Suspension provides the same effective treatment you’ve come to trust with EXCENEL RTU but is now easier to get out of the bottle, into a syringe and into your animals — now with a four day meat withdrawal, still with one of the shortest withdrawal times of treatments on the market today.

EXCENEL RTU EZ is an efficacious anti-infective approved by the FDA for the treatment of acute postpartum metritis, BRD and foot rot. EXCENEL RTU EZ not only produces high efficacy rates but also delivers the peace of mind and profitability that come with no milk discard.1

With the Residue Free Guarantee™ behind it, you won’t have to worry about a residue violation when used according to the label.

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  • Zero milk discard — When it is used according to label directions, you’ll never have to discard milk. No wasted milk ensures a better return on investment.

    Short, four-day meat withdrawal — EXCENEL RTU EZ has a short, four-day pre-slaughter withdrawal time, still one of the shortest withdrawal times of any treatment in its class on the market today.

    No hospital pen — Zero milk discard means no trip to the hospital pen, maximizing performance and productivity from the fresh cow program.

    Ready to use — No special preparations, no mixing, no disruptions to the milking routine — ready to use right out of the bottle.

    Effective — EXCENEL RTU EZ is indicated for treatment of:

  • For bovine respiratory disease and foot rot:

    • Administer by intramuscular or subcutaneous administration at the dosage of 1 to 2 mL per 100 lbs. body weight (BW).
    • Administer daily at 24-hour intervals for a total of three consecutive days. Additional treatments may be administered on days four and five for animals that do not show a satisfactory response (not recovered) after the initial three treatments.
    • For BRD only, administer intramuscularly or subcutaneously 2 mL/l00 Ibs. BW every other day on days one and three (48-hour interval). Do not inject more than 15 mL per injection site.
    • Selection of dosage level and regimen/duration should be based on an assessment by the herd veterinarian.

    For acute postpartum metritis:

    • Administer by intramuscular or subcutaneous administration at the dosage of 2 mL per 100 lbs. BW.
    • Administer at 24-hour intervals for five consecutive days. Do not inject more than 15 mL per injection site.
  • DairyWellness.com

    Brochure for EXCENEL RTU EZ

    Prescribing information for EXCENEL RTU EZ

    1 Chenault JR, McAllister JF, Chester ST, Dame KJ, Kausche FM. Efficacy of ceftiofur hydrochloride administered parenterally for five consecutive days for treatment of acute postpartum metritis in dairy cows, in Proceedings. 34th American Association of Bovine Practitioners Annual Conference 2001;34:137-138

    Residue Free Guarantee: If you use a Zoetis-branded ceftiofur product according to label indications, and experience a violative ceftiofur residue in milk or meat, Zoetis will compensate you for the beef market value of the animal or purchase the tanker of milk at fair market value. You must purchase the product from a Zoetis-approved supplier, use the product according to label indications, have documentation of the product purchase and treatment records, and have conducted training on appropriate use to ensure proper dose and route of administration of the product. Extra-label use as prescribed by a veterinarian is excluded from the guarantee. If you experience a ceftiofur residue violation after following label indications and the above steps, contact Zoetis VMIPS (Veterinary Medical Information and Product Support) at 800-366-5288 to report the situation.

Important Safety Information: Persons with known hypersensitivity to penicillin or cephalosporins should avoid exposure to EXCENEL RTU EZ. Do not slaughter cattle or swine for 4 days following last treatment with this product. Using excess dosages, or administrating by unapproved routes, may result in illegal drug residues. Do not use in calves to be processed for veal. See full Prescribing Information here.