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Mastitis Treatments

Nitroclox™ LA

Intramammary containing cloxacillin, used to treat Staph. aureus mastitis in dairy cows

  • Cattle
  • AMR Class Orange
    AMR Class Orange
  • Antibiotic
    Antibiotic
  • NZ Made
    NZ Made

Nitroclox™ LA is an intramammary mastitis treatment for lactating dairy cows that contains cloxacillin. It is a Staph. aureus specialist and is used for treatment in mid to late lactation.

  • Flexible treatment options, including both TAD and OAD treatment regimes, 24 and 48 hourly treatment intervals and use of 3 to 6 tubes depending on the severity of the case (TAD)
  • New Zealand trial work, which showed numerically higher cure rates than Orbenin® LA

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

The entire contents of one syringe should be infused into the teat canal of each infected quarter immediately following milking. Repeat the treatment twice more at either 24 or 48 hour intervals - three syringes provide a full course of treatment. If required, an extended treatment of 6 syringes at 24 hour intervals may be given.

WITHHOLDING PERIODS

It is an offence for users of this product to cause residues exceeding the relevant MRL in the Food Notice: Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds.

  • Milk (twice-a-day): 84 hours / 7 milkings
  • Milk (once-a-day): 72 hours / 3 milkings
  • Meat: 7 days

PACK SIZES

Available in boxes of 21 syringes.

 

This product is classified as orange under Antibiotic Judicious Use Guidelines for the New Zealand Veterinary Profession. Orange light antimicrobials are restricted to specifi­c indications or used as second line therapy under therapeutic conditions. Visit nzva.org.nz/amr  or talk to your Vet to learn more. Please use antibiotics responsibly.

To learn more about Nitroclox™ LA, download the Product Profile below and talk to your Vet. To learn more about mastitis, visit the mastitis page in our Health Care section.

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Nitroclox™ LA is a Restricted Veterinary Medicine. Available only under Veterinary Authorisation. Registered pursuant to the ACVM Act 1997, No. A10279. 

Orbenin® LA is a registered trademark of GSK NZ Ltd. Restricted Veterinary Medicine. Available only under Veterinary Authorisation. Registered pursuant to the ACVM Act 1997, No. A3664.

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