Indication

Eracef® vet injection is indicated for the following infections caused by susceptible organisms: Respiratory Tract Infections (lungs), skin & its stuctural infections, bone & joint infections, Gastro-intestinal tract infections (Intra abdominal), Acute bacterial otitis media and urinary
tract infections. In acute and severe infections caused by sensitive micro-organisms viz Mastitis, Metritis, Septicemia, Pneumonia, Meningitis, Haemorrhagic Septicemia, Black Quarter, Anthrax, Foot Rot, Pre Operative Prophylaxis & Post Operative Infections etc.


Dosage & Administration

Ceftriaxone may be administered by deep intramuscular injection or slow intravenous injection.

 

Species

Dose

Administer IV With WFI

Administer IM With Lidocaine

Large Animals (Cattle, Horse & Camel)

10 mg/kg body weight

1 ml/10 kg body weight

1 ml/28 kg body weight

Small Animals (Calf & Goat)

15-50 mg/kg body weight

1.5-5 ml/10 kg body weight

1 ml/6-20 kg body weight

Pet Animals (Dogs, Cats)

15-50 mg/kg body weight

1.5-5 ml/10 kg body weight

1 ml/6-20 kg body weight

Zoo Animals

10 mg/kg body weight

1 ml/10 kg body weight

1 ml/28 kg body weight

 

 

 

Or prescribed by the registered veterinarian.

 

Preparation of Solutions:
For intramuscular injection: Add 3.5 ml of Lidocaine Hydrochloride BP 1% injection to 1 g Eracef ® vet vial whereas 7 ml of Lidocaine Hydrochloride BP 1% injection to 2 g Eracef® vet vial and shake the vial well until the powder is dissolved properly. For intravenous injection: Add 10 ml of Water for Injection BP to 1 g Eracef® vet vial whereas 20 ml of Water for Injection BP to 2 g Eracef® vet vial and shake the vial well until the powder is dissolved properly. The use of freshly reconstituted solution is recommended. However, it maintains
p otency for at least 6 hours at room temperature or 24 hours at 5oC.

Withdrawal Period: There are no adequate and well-controlled studies available.


Precautions

Do not administer Eracef® vet (Ceftriaxone) IV dissolved with 1% Lidocaine Hydrochloride injection BP.
Pregnancy/Reproduction: Studies in laboratory animals have not shown the cephalosporins to cause adverse effects in the fetus.
Lactation: Cephalosporins are distributed into milk; however when Cephalosporins are administered systemically at accepted doses, therapeutic concentrations are not reached in milk.


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