ORBENIN®-DC

Orbenin-DC box and syringe
Orbenin-DC (cloxacillin benzathine intramammary infusion)

Shortest required dry period with
zero milk withhold post-calving.

ORBENIN-DC™ (cloxacillin benzathine intramammary infusion) delivers targeted treatment of Gram-positive bacteria with the shortest required dry period – only 28 days – and no milk withhold. So fresh cows can move into the milking string faster.

Targeting the most common type of subclinical mastitis.

More than 94% of cows with subclinical mastitis at dry-off are infected with Gram-positive bacteria (environmental staphs and streps).1,2 Gram-negative infections such as E. coli usually self-cure during lactation, making ORBENIN-DC an ideal choice at dry-off.

Made in the USA

Dosage & Administration

  • Each 10-mL tube contains 500 mg of cloxacillin.
  • Infuse one tube of ORBENIN-DC, warmed to room temperature, into each quarter.
  • Available in 12-syringe boxes.
  • Syringes have a short tip for fewer intramammary infections.
    • Compared to full insertion, partial insertion has been shown to reduce new infection risk by 50%.

See product label for complete directions and dosing regimen.

Research

ORBENIN-DC is an intramammary infusion containing benzathine cloxacillin that targets Gram-positive bacteria. Research has shown that ORBENIN-DC is as effective as leading competitors in treating and preventing mastitis in dry cows.

Orbenin DC Technical Bulletin

Cow-level performance of ORBENIN-DC vs. SPECTRAMAST® DC

This non-inferiority study found no difference based on clinical mastitis, somatic cell count, reproductive performance and milk production.

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The dry period is an important time to minimize mastitis risk
and vaccinate cows to protect their calves from scours.
Give your dry cows the complete care they deserve.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION FOR ORBENIN-DC:

For use in dry cows only. Do not use within four weeks (28 days) of calving. Treated animals must not be slaughtered for food purposes within 4 weeks (28 days) of treatment For additional information, see the product label.

1Johnson AP, et al. Randomized noninferiority study evaluating the efficacy of 2 commercial dry cow mastitis formulations. J Dairy Sci. 2016;99:593-607.

2Aruda AG, et al. Randomized noninferiority clinical trial evaluating 3 commercial dry cow mastitis preparations, Part 1. J Dairy Sci. 2013;96:4419-4435.

3Nickerson, SC. Dec. 1, 1987. Resistance Mechanisms of the Bovine Udder: New Implications for Mastitis Control at the Teat End. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 191(11):1484-8.