Excenel contains ceftiofur which is a beta-lactamase resistant, broad spectrum, bactericidal cephalosporin antibiotic. The product is indicated for:
1the treatment of cattle with acute respiratory disease associated with Mannheimia haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida, Actinobacillus (Haemophilus) somnus and other sensitive bacterial pathogens.
2the treatment of cattle with acute interdigital necrobacillosis (foul in the foot) in which Fusobacterium necrophorum and Bacteroides melaninogenicus are involved.
3the treatment of pigs with bacterial respiratory disease in which Actinobacillus (Haemophilus) pleuropneumoniae, Pasteurella multocida or Streptococcus suis are involved,
4the treatment of horses with bacterial respiratory disease associated with Streptococcus spp. (including Streptococcus zooepidemicus and Streptococcus equi), Staphylococcus spp. and/or Pasteurella spp.