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(cefovecin sodium)

Offers the best chance for treatment success because it guarantees 100% compliance


CONVENIA (cefovecin sodium) is an injectable antimicrobial indicated for the treatment of canine skin infections (secondary superficial pyoderma, abscesses, and wounds) caused by susceptible strains of Staphylococcus intermedius and Streptococcus canis (Group G). It also is indicated in feline skin infections (wounds and abscesses) caused by susceptible strains of Pasteurella multocida.

CONVENIA Injectable
10 mL multi-use vial containing 800 milligrams of cefovecin as a lyophilized cake.

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    • Professionally administered injection provides an assured course of treatment—no missed or off-schedule doses, no interruption of treatment, no leftover pills.
    • Reaches peak plasma levels quickly and has a distinctly long half-life.
    • Provides sustained and uninterrupted therapeutic drug concentrations.
    • Demonstrated efficacy in treating the most common skin infections in dogs and cats.1,2
    • Gives owners peace of mind that their pets are receiving the treatment they need without the stress of administering daily oral medications.
    • Aqueous, non-depot injection for rapid release.
  • 1.Six R, Cherni J, Chesebrough R, et al. Efficacy and safety of cefovecin in treating bacterial folliculitis, abscesses, or infected wounds in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2008 Aug 1;233(3):433-9.

    2. Six R, Cleaver DM, Lindeman CJ, Cherni J et al. Effectiveness and safety of cefovecin sodium, an extended-spectrum injectable cephalosporin, in the treatment of cats with abscesses and infected wounds. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2009 Jan 1;234(1):81-7.


People with known hypersensitivity to penicillin or cephalosporins should avoid exposure to CONVENIA. Do not use in dogs or cats with a history of allergic reactions to penicillins or cephalosporins. Side effects for both dogs and cats include vomiting, diarrhea, decreased appetite/anorexia and lethargy.

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