|Product Type||Feed Additive|
|Content||Florfenicol 500mg / g|
Florfenicol is a synthetic broad-spectrum antibiotic that is effective against most Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria isolated from domestic animals. Florfenicol, a fluorinated derivative of chloramphenicol, acts by inhibiting protein synthesis at the ribosomal level and is bacteriostatic.
Florfenicol does not carry the risk of inducing human aplastic anaemia that is associated with the use of chloramphenicol, and also has activity against some chloramphenicol-resistant strains of bacteria.
For the treatment and prevention of swine respiratory disease in infected herds due to Pasteurella multocida susceptible to florfenicol. The presence of the disease should be established in the herd before initiating preventive treatment.
10 mg of florfenicol per kg body weight (equivalent to 20 mg Florosure 50%) per day administered for 5 consecutive days.