Promicef – Ceftriaxone Injection
Brand Name: Promicef – Ceftriaxone Injection
Manufactured by: SAVA VET / SAVA Healthcare Limited
Doses form: Injection
500 mg vial with WFI
Ingredients & Composition:
Each Promicef Injection Vial contains
Ceftriaxone Sodium IP equivalent to Ceftriaxone 500 mg
Description / Action:
Ceftriaxone is an antibiotic of the third-generation cephalosporin group. Ceftriaxone has both gram-negative and gram-positive activities. Not absorbed after oral administration. Ceftriaxone crosses the placental barrier but no adverse effect to offsprings has been noted. Ceftriaxone level is much higher in CSF in case of meningitis.
Class: Antibiotic / Cephalosporin (3rd Generation)
Indication / Uses:
Ceftriaxone / Promicef is indicated
Respiratory tract infection
Pre and post-surgical procedures
Urinary tract infections
Dosage and administration:
Ceftriaxone / Promicef can be given @15-25 mg/kg every 24 hours
Route: Intramuscular, Intravenous, Subcutaneous
Species: Dogs and cats
Overdoses / Side effects / Contraindications /Warnings:
Overdose can be monitored and treated symptomatically.
Dogs/ cats hypersensitive to cephalosporins may show an adverse reaction on administration. Do not use in pets having a known history of allergic reaction towards ceftriaxone.
Pharmaceutical precautions / Instructions:
Store in a cool and dry place at room temperature or below 25°C. Protect from light. Strictly for veterinary use.
Safety: Age / Pregnancy:
Do not use in case of known hypersensitivity to ceftriaxone. Safe for breeding and lactating animal. No teratogenic effect was seen during studies in pregnant animals.
Always follow the recommended dose. It has no reported withdrawal side effects.
Withdrawal period: 7 days for milk and 28 days for meat
Substitute: Wocef 500 mg, Intacef 500 mg