Enrofloxacin is a synthetic chemo-therapeutic agent from the class of the quinolone carboxylic acid derivatives. It has antibacterial activity against a broad spectrum of Gram negative and Gram positive bacteria. (See Table 1).
Enrofloxacin, a 4-fluoroquinolone compound, is bactericidal with activity against a broad spectrum of both Gram negative and Gram positive bacteria.
DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION:
The optimum dose of ENROCIN 50 Solution for Injection is 2.5 mg/kg (1.13 mg/lb) of body weight administered twice daily (every 12 hours). ENROCIN 50 Solution for Injection may be used in dogs twice daily (every 12 hours) by intramuscular injection for up to three days (6 doses). Different injection sites must be used for each treatment. Twelve hours following the last injection dosing should continue with enrofloxacin tablets according to the label dosage instructions for 2-3 days beyond the cessation of clinical signs. Total treatment time with enrofloxacin should not exceed 30 days. If no improvement is seen within five days, the diagnosis should be re-evaluated and a different course of therapy considered.