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(ceftiofur sodium) Sterile Powder

NAXCEL® (ceftiofur sodium) Sterile Powder provides reliable results against swine  bacterial Pneumonia. NAXCEL is a safe and effective antibiotic that is absorbed rapidly and reaches blood levels quickly. It has a convenient 4-DAY pre-slaughter withdrawal, when administered according to the label directions.

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  • Used as directed, NAXCEL Sterile Powder

    • Treats and controls swine bacterial pneumonia
    • Is easily reconstituted
    • Is a safe product that doesn’t overtly irritate muscle when administered
    • Convenient 4-DAY pre-slaughter withdrawal

    Offers a highly syringeable, easy to administer formulation

  • 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.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION: As with all drugs, NAXCEL should not be used in animals found to be hypersensitive to the product. NAXCEL has a pre-slaughter withdrawal time of four days.

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