Cephavet 300, 600

Cephalexin/Cefalexin is an antibiotic of the first-generation cephalosporin group. Cephalexin/Cefalexin has both gram-negative and gram-positive activities. It binds to proteins involved in bacterial cell wall synthesis.

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Description

Cephavet 300, 600

Manufactured by: SAVA VET / SAVA Healthcare Limited

Doses form: Tablets

Presentation: 

1×10 tablets

Ingredients & Composition:

Each Cephavet 300 tablet contains
Cephalexin / Cefalexin Sodium IP            300 mg

 Each Cephavet 600 tablet contains
Cephalexin / Cefalexin Sodium IP            600 mg

(Meaty flavoured tablets)

Description / Action: 

Cephalexin/Cefalexin is an antibiotic of the first-generation cephalosporin group. Cephalexin/Cefalexin has both gram-negative and gram-positive activities. It binds to proteins involved in bacterial cell wall synthesis.

Class: Antibiotic / Cephalosporin (1st Generation)

Indication / Uses:

Cephalexin / Cefalexin / Cephavet is indicated in dogs and cats for

  • Primary or secondary bacterial Skin infections
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Respiratory tract infections
  • Bone and joint infections

Dosage and administration:

Cephalexin / Cefalexin / Cephavet can be in given

Dogs @30 mg/kg every 24 hours

Cats @20 mg/kg every 24 hours or once daily

Route: Oral – can be mixed with the food

Species: Dogs and cats

Overdoses / Side effects / Contraindications /Warnings:

Overdose can be monitored and treated symptomatically.

Dogs/ cats hypersensitive to cephalosporins may show adverse reactions on administration. Do not use in pets having a known history of allergic reaction towards Cephalexin / Cefalexin.

Vomiting and diarrhoea are the most common side effects, can be administered with food to reduce such reactions.

Do not give or use along with amphotericin, loop diuretics like furosemide, bacteriostatic antibiotics like erythromycin, tetracyclines.

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/ Withdrawal:

Do not use in case of known hypersensitivity to Cephalexin / Cefalexin. Safe for breeding and lactating animal. Always follow the recommended dose. It has no reported withdrawal side effects.

Habit forming:  No

Substitute: Kephelexin Vet Tablet, Lixen 300, Lixen 600

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