Horse CareDog CareCat CareLivestockFarm and RanchShampoos & ConditionersPet GroomingDiagnostic DevicesFish & Birds AntibioticsDisinfectants & AntisepticsSyringes and NeedlesStain and OdorWound Care
 
Convenia Dog Antibiotics
Convenia Item# 31045
Our Customers Say ...

I am extremely impressed with your company. This was my second order. It was received unbelievably quickly. Great job!

Debra G

Read More>



Convenia


What is Convenia?
CONVENIA is indicated for the treatment of skin infections in dogs, secondary superficial pyoderma, abscesses, and wounds caused by susceptible strains of Staphylococcus intermedius and Streptococcus canis in dogs.
CONVENIA is also indicated for the treatment of skin infections in cats such as wounds and abscesses caused by susceptible strains of Pasteurella multocida.


Who is Convenia for?
Dogs and Cats 4 months or older.


Why use Convenia?
-Treats bacterial skin infection
-Treats skin infections, wounds, abscesses, and pyoderma
-Easy to dose
-Effective, starts working within a few hours of administration
-Provides 14 days treatment


How Convenia work?
CONVENIA has an extended spectrum of bactericidal activity against Gram-positive
and Gram-negative aerobes and anaerobes, including many penicillinase-producing
strains.


Manufacturer:
Pfizer Animal Health


Active ingredient(s):
Cefovecin sodium


How is Convenia sold?
CONVENIA is available as a 10 mL multi-use vial containing 800 milligrams of cefovecin.


What are the side effects of Convenia?
Dogs: Lethargy, anorexia/decreased appeptite, vomiting, diarrhea, blood in feces, dehydration, flatulence, increase borborygmi

Cats: Vomiting, diarrhea, anorexia/decreased appetite, lethargy, hyper/acting strange, inappropriate urination


What special precautions are there?
CONVENIA is not for use in dogs or cats with a history of allergic reactions to penicillins or cephalosporins. Similar to other cephalosporins, side effects for both dogs and cats include vomiting, diarrhea, decreased appetite/anorexia and lethargy.


What to do if overdose?
Contact your nearest emergency animal hospital.


How can I store Convenia?
Store the powder and the reconstituted product in the original carton, refrigerated at 2° to 8° C (36° to 46° F).

Use the entire contents of the vial within 28 days of reconstitution. PROTECT FROM LIGHT. After each use it is important to return the unused portion back to the refrigerator in the original carton. As with other cephalosporins, the color of the solution may vary from clear to amber at reconstitution and may darken over time.
If stored as recommended, solution color does not adversely affect potency.


Helpful Tips:
Be sure to follow other treatment recommendations prescribed by your veterinarian (flea treatment, diet, etc).


Dogs 

CONVENIA should be administered as a single subcutaneous injection of 3.6 mg/lb (8 mg/kg) body weight.

 

A second subcutaneous injection of 3.6 mg/lb (8 mg/kg) may be administered if response to therapy is not complete.

 

The decision for a second injection for any individual dog should take into consideration such factors as progress toward clinical resolution, the susceptibility of the causative organisms, and the integrity of the dog’s host-defense mechanisms. Therapeutic drug concentrations after the first injection are maintained for 7 days for S. intermedius infections and for 14 days for S. canis (Group G) infections. Maximum treatment should not exceed 2 injections.

 

Cats

 

CONVENIA should be administered as a single, one-time subcutaneous injection at a dose of 3.6 mg/lb (8 mg/kg) body weight. After an injection of CONVENIA, therapeutic concentrations are maintained for approximately 7 days for Pasteurella multocida infections.

 
General Dosing Information

 

A sample of the lesion should be obtained for culture and susceptibility testing prior to beginning antimicrobial therapy. Once results become available, continue with appropriate therapy. If acceptable response to treatment is not observed, or if no improvement is seen within 3 to 4 days, then the diagnosis should be re-evaluated and appropriate alternative therapy considered.

 

CONVENIA may persist in the body for up to 65 days. The effect of remaining concentrations of cefovecin on any subsequent antimicrobial therapies has not been determined. Fluoroquinolone and aminoglycoside antimicrobials have been reported to be compatible with cephalosporin antimicrobial agents.1,2,3

Cefovecin sodium 

Identity of Pure substance: 

5-thia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid, 7-[[(2Z)-

(2-amino-4-thiazolyl) (methoxyamino) acetyl]amino]-8-oxo-3-

[(2S)-tetrahydro-2-furanyl]-, monosodium salt, (6R,7R)-

  • Buy this product Now and earn rewards points you can redeem and use for your future purchases!

  • Learn More


Genesis Spray 16 oz

Genesis Spray 16 oz

Allivet Price: $ 18.99  Add to Cart Both

Genesis Topical Spray is indicated for the control of pruritus associated with a...

Mitaban Dip

Mitaban Dip

Allivet Price: $ 29.99  Add to Cart Both

Mitaban Dip indicated for the treatment of generalized demodectic mange in Dogs....

Mupirocin Ointment 2% 22 gm

Mupirocin Ointment 2% 22 gm

Allivet Price: $ 12.99  Add to Cart Both

Mupirocin is used to treat certain skin infections like impetigo. It is an ...

Frontline Plus For Dogs

Frontline Plus For Dogs

Allivet Price: $ 35.99 GLYCO-FLEX III Chewable Tablets

GLYCO-FLEX III Chewable Tablets

Allivet Price: $ 46.99


Request Code
---------------