Always consult a veterinary physician or animal care specialist before using florfenicol oral powders. If the condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call a veterinary physician or animal care specialist.
Indications and Usage
Pigs: indicated for the treatment for pleuropneumonia (Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae), atrophic rhinitis (Pasteurella multocida, Bordetella bronchiseptica), Glasser’s disease polyserositis (Haemophilus parasuis), and also with respiratory caused by microorganisms sensitive to florfenicol.
Fish: indicated in the treatment of (carp, salmon family): the treatment of the fish suffering from aeromonosis (furunculosis rubella, hemorrhagic septicemia), enterosepsis, pasteurellosis, vibrio, pseudomonosis, streptococcosis caused by microorganisms (Photobacterium damsela, Edwardsiella spp. etc.), and sensitive to florfenicol.
The product can be mixed in feed or water. Refer to an animal care specialist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise, and complete the full treatment, as stopping early can result in a recurrence or worsen the problem.
The product can have a strong immunosuppressive effect if used higher than the recommended dose.
Administration and Dosage
General recommended dosage is: 10mg of florfenicol per kg bodyweight in pigs per day mixed in a portion of daily feed ration on 5 consecutive days .
1 day for pigs and 8-16 days for fish from last treatment.
Consult with an animal care specialist about any other medications that are being taken by the animal, and their medical history, before their treatment with florfenicol oral powders.
Administration of florfenicol oral powders is not recommended to pregnant and lactating animals and breeding boars.
Use of florfenicol along with other penicillin group antibiotics, fluoroquinolones and cephalosporins and also to chloramphenicol and thiamphenicol is not recommended.