Cephaguard DC. 150 mg intramammary ointment
Contra-indications, warnings, etc
Not to be administered to animals which are known to be hypersensitive to cephalosporin antibiotics or other ß-lactam antibiotics.
Not to be administered to cows with clinical mastitis.
Do not use the cleaning towel on teats with lesions.
Do not use in cows during lactation. In case of erroneous use during lactation the milk should be discarded for 35 days.
Meat and offal: 2 days
Milk: 1 day after calving when the dry period is more than 5 weeks. 36 days after treatment where the dry period is 5 weeks or less.
Penicillins and cephalosporins may cause hypersensitivity (allergy) following injection, inhalation, ingestion or skin contact. Hypersensitivity to penicillins may lead to cross sensitivity to cephalosporin and vice versa. Allergic reactions to these substances may occasionally be serious.
1. Do not handle this product if you know you are sensitised, or if you have been advised not to work with such preparations.
2. Handle this product with great care to avoid exposure, taking all recommended precautions.
3. If you develop symptoms following exposure, such as skin rash, you should seek medical advice and show the doctor this warning. Swelling of the face, lips or eyes or difficulty in breathing are more serious symptoms and require urgent medical attention.
Wash hands after using the cleaning towels and wear protective gloves if skin irritation due to Isopropyl alcohol is known or suspected. For animal treatment only. Keep out of reach of children.