DIVERFLOX

LEVASTAR
March 12, 2017

Pefloxacin Soluble Powder

Composition

100 mg of Pefloxacin (as Pefloxacin mesilate dihydrate B.P)

Properties

  • Synthetic broad-spectrum, third generation fluoroquinolone
  • Bactericidal with excellent antibacterial activity against most gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria
  • Interferes with the activity of DNA-gyrase and topoisomerase IV, thereby preventing bacterial replication
  • Diverflox shows good absorption with high bioavailability, a long half-life, excellent tissue and body fluid penetration
  • Extensively metabolized and main metabolites are N-demethyl pefloxacin (Norfloxacin) and pefloxacin N-oxide which also have antibacterial activity

Indications

  • Mixed infections caused by two or more types of organisms and multi-drug resistant bacteria, causing respiratory tract infections, gastrointestinal infections, bone and joint infections, skin and tissue infections and severe systemic infections

Specific Indications

  • Colisepticaemia
  • Pasteurellosis
  • Salmonellosis
  • Staphylococcal infections
  • Mixed bacterial infections
  • Secondary bacterial complications of viral disease
  • CRD Complex
  • Infectious coryza
  • Early chick mortality.

Dosage

Treatment

1 gm of Diverflox powder in 2 litres of water for 3-5 days or as advised by a veterinarian

Prevention eg During Transfer

2-1-2  (1 gm in 2 litres of water, 2 days before, on the day of transfer and 2 days after transfer)

 

Withdrawal

  • Meat- 7 days

Presentation
100gms Sachet