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Dosage and administration
Dogs and cats: 8 mg cefovecin/kg bodyweight (1 ml/10 kg bodyweight).
Dosing Table:
Animal Weight (Dogs and Cats)
Volume to be Administered
2.5 kg
0.25 ml
5 kg
0.5 ml
10 kg
1.0 ml
20 kg
2.0 ml
40 kg
4.0 ml
60 kg
6.0 ml
To reconstitute, withdraw the required volume of the supplied diluent from its vial (10 ml or 4 ml) and add to the vial containing the lyophilised powder. Shake the vial until the powder is seen to have fully dissolved.
Skin and soft tissue infections in dogs:
A single subcutaneous injection. If required, treatment may be repeated at 14 day intervals up to a further three times. In accordance with good veterinary practice, treatment of pyoderma should be extended beyond complete resolution of clinical signs.
Severe infections of the gingival and periodontal tissues in dogs:
A single subcutaneous injection of 8 mg/kg bodyweight (1 ml per 10 kg bodyweight).
Skin and soft tissue abscesses and wounds in cats:
A single subcutaneous injection. If required, an additional dose may be administered 14 days after the first injection.
Urinary tract infections in dogs and cats:
A single subcutaneous injection.
To ensure a correct dosage, bodyweight should be determined as accurately as possible to avoid underdosing.