Spectramast LC Lactating Cow Formula Rx
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Lactating dairy cows are treated with Spectramast LC Lactating Cow Formula, a strong antibiotic that treats clinical or subclinical mastitis. This drug is effective against Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci, Streptococcus Dysgalactiae, Escherichia Coli, Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci, and Streptococcus Dysgalactiae.
Who is Spectramast LC Lactating Cow Formula for?
Lactating dairy cattle.
Why use Spectramast LC Lactating Cow Formula?
The antibiotic Spectramast LC Lactating Cow Formula is used to treat clinical or subclinical mastitis in lactating dairy cows. This drug features a 2-day meat withholding time and a 72-hour milk for food slaughter withholding period for the most effective and flexible treatment regimen. The duration of treatment, which might range from 2 to 8 days, has no bearing on the withholding times. This medicine also comes in a single daily dosage that is pre-divided into 10mL (125 mg ceftiofur) disposable syringes for simplicity of use.
How does Spectramast LC Lactating Cow Formula work?
A complete cephalosporin antibiotic is included in this product. When this drug is introduced into an animal's system, it prevents bacteria from forming cell walls. It accomplishes this by triggering bacterial cell lysis by targeting the enzymes required for peptidoglycan production. The bacterium dies as a result of this. The antibiotic and antimicrobial product is useful in treating infections caused by coagulase-negative staphylococci, Streptococcus dysgalactiae, and Escherichia coli.
Zoetis / Pfizer
Ceftiofur Hydrochloride sterile suspension. Each 10 mL Plastet Disposable Syringe contains: 125 mg ceftiofur equivalent as the hydrochloride salt.
How is Spectramast LC Lactating Cow Formula sold?
12 x 10 ml disposable syringes or 144 x 10 ml disposable syringes
What are the side effects of Spectramast LC Lactating Cow Formula?
Do not use this or any medication to hypersensitive animals. This product is regarded as a non-irritating and clinically safe option for dairy cow udder drying.
What special precautions are there?
Only feed calves milk after discard period Always follow proper milk discard protocol for the correct period of time This is a pathogen specified mastitis medication only Use vet evaluations and a positive culture or pathogen-specific testing to determine subclinical mastitis Consult your veterinarian if the cow has a systemic clinical sign related to mastitis To avoid repeat infection always practice good herd management Monitor cows to avoid further spread Severe or minor allergic reactions can occur with topical exposure Sensitization may occur with prolonged and repeat exposure Keep away from the mouth, clothing, skin, and eyes Wear gloves while handling If there is any history of sensitivity to penicillin or cephalosporin, do not use If eye contact occurs, flush with water for 15 minutes If skin contact occurs, wash immediately with water and soap If clothing contact occurs, remove right away An allergic reaction may include skin rash, hives, or trouble breathing Get medical help right away if allergic reaction occurs Keep out of the reach of animals and children
What to do if overdose?
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Spectramast LC Lactating Cow Formula?
Keep stored at room temperature. Shield from light.
Administration: 1) Use a suitable dairy antiseptic and warm water to thoroughly wash the teats. 2) Dry well. 3) Fully milk the udder. 4) With the included alcohol pads, wipe the end of the teat. A separate pad should be used for every teat. 5) Choose between partial and full insertion. 6) Insert the tip into the canal of the teat. 7) Depress the plunger to dispense the full contents. 8) Distribute the suspension into the milk cistern by massaging the quarter. Plastet Disposable Syringe Use Instructions: The syringe is designed to allow for either complete cannula insertion, as has been done traditionally, or insertion of no more than 1/8 inch of cannula, as described by Eberhart, R.J., et. al. 1987. Current Concepts of Bovine Mastitis, 3rd Edition, National Mastitis Council, Arlington, VA. PARTIAL INSERTION: Pull the red end cap straight up to remove it. Infuse the product by gently inserting the exposed white tip into the teat canal. FULL INSERTION: Pull the red end cap straight up to remove it. Insert the whole cannula into the teat canal gently and infuse the product with care. Dosage: One (1) syringe should be injected into each afflicted quarter. In 24 hours, repeat the procedure. Once day treatment can be repeated for up to 8 days in a row for extended duration therapy.
Each 10 mL Plastet Disposable Syringe contains: 125 mg ceftiofur equivalent as the hydrochloride salt.