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(ceftiofur hydrochloride) Sterile Suspension

0% Milk Discard. 100% Peace of Mind.


Protect your cows and your bottom line with EXCENEL® RTU (ceftiofur hydrochloride) Sterile Suspension.

EXCENEL RTU offers effective treatment, along with the peace of mind that comes with no milk discard.*

Once you discover the efficacy, cost savings, ease of use and versatility of EXCENEL RTU, you’ll wonder how you ever ran your dairy without it.


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  • Indications

    EXCENEL RTU is indicated for treatment of:

    • Acute postpartum metritis (uterine infection) caused by organisms susceptible to ceftiofur
    • Bovine respiratory disease (pneumonia, shipping fever, BRD) due to Mannheimia spp. (Pasteurella haemolytica), Pasteurella multocida and Haemophilus somnus
    • Acute bovine interdigital necrobacillosis (foot rot, pododermatitis) associated with Fusobacterium necrophorum and Bacteroides melaninogenicus
    • Acute metritis (0–14 days postpartum) associated with bacterial organisms susceptible to ceftiofur.

    Zero Milk Discard – When you use EXCENEL RTU according to label directions, you’ll never have to discard an ounce of milk. No wasted milk ensures a better return on your investment.

    Three Day Meat Withdrawal Period

    Effective – EXCENEL RTU effectively treats the major causes of metritis, pneumonia (BRD) and foot rot.

    No Refrigeration – EXCENEL RTU is ready to use right out of the bottle. No special preparations, no mixing, no disruptions to the milking routine. It’s the ultimate choice for ease and convenience.

    No Trip to the Hospital Pen – EXCENEL RTU allows producers to get the most performance and productivity from their Fresh Cow Program by eliminating moves to the hospital pen and re-socialization stress.

  • Subcutaneous or Intramuscular administration:

    • Metritis: 2 mL/100 lbs. body weight for 5 days
    • Pneumonia: 1-2 mL/100 lbs. body weight for 3-5 days
    • Foot rot: 1-2 mL/100 lbs. body weight for 3-5 days

     Excenel RTU is available in 100-mL vials.

Important Safety Information

EXCENEL® RTU (ceftiofur hydrochloride) Sterile Suspension has a 3-day preslaughter withdrawal.

As with all drugs, EXCENEL RTU should not be used in animals found to be hypersensitive to the product. See full Prescribing Information here.



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