NUFLOR®-S Injectable Solution

Product Description

Nuflor®-S (florfenicol) Injectable Solution is indicated for treatment of swine respiratory disease associated with Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae, Pasteurella multocida, Salmonella Choleraesuis, Streptococcus suis, Bordetella bronchiseptica, and Glaesserella (Haemophilus) parasuis in swine except for nursing piglets and swine of reproductive age intended for breeding.

Pathogens

  • Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae
  • Pasteurella multocida
  • Salmonella Choleraesuis
  • Streptococcus suis
  • Bordetella bronchiseptica
  • Glaesserella (Haemophilus) parasuis

Pharmaceutical Name

Florfenicol

Features and Benefits

Unique and fast-acting treatment for swine respiratory disease.

  • The first and only injectable florfenicol approved for use in U.S. swine
  • Broad-spectrum treatment of swine respiratory disease complex pathogens
  • Florfenicol is the only compound in its class used exclusively in food animals
  • Easy to use, requires no mixing or reformulation

Indications

Nuflor®-S (florfenicol) Injectable Solution is indicated for treatment of swine respiratory disease associated with Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae, Pasteurella multocida, Salmonella Choleraesuis, Streptococcus suis, Bordetella bronchiseptica, and Glaesserella (Haemophilus) parasuis in swine except for nursing piglets and swine of reproductive age intended for breeding.

Warnings

Residue Warnings: Swine intended for human consumption must not be slaughtered within 11 days of the last intramuscular treatment. Not for human use. Keep out of reach of children. This product contains materials that can be irritating to skin and eyes. Avoid direct contact with skin, eyes and clothing. In case of accidental eye exposure, flush with water for 15 minutes. In case of accidental skin exposure, wash with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing. Consult a physician if irritation persists. Accidental injection of this product may cause local irritation. Consult a physician immediately. Reproductive and developmental toxicities have been reported in laboratory animals following high, repeated exposures to NMP. Pregnant women should wear gloves and exercise caution or avoid handling this product. The Safety Data Sheet (SDS) contains more detailed occupational safety information. For customer service, adverse effects reporting and/or a copy of the SDS, call 1-800-211-3573. For additional information about adverse drug experience reporting for animal drugs, contact FDA at 1-888-FDA-VETS or online at www.fda.gov/reportanimalae.

Dosage and Administration

Nuflor®-S Injectable Solution should be administered by intramuscular injection to swine at a dose rate of 15 mg/kg (1 mL/45 lb) body weight. A second dose should be administered 48 hours later. The injection should be given only in the neck musculature. If a positive response is not noted within 24 hours after the second injection, the diagnosis should be re-evaluated, and/or an alternative treatment may be considered. Administered dose volume should not exceed 10 mL per injection site.

Supplied

Nuflor®-S Injectable Solution is packaged in 100 mL (NDC 0061-5581-02) glass sterile multiple-dose vials.

Important Safety Information:

Do not use in animals intended for breeding purposes. Perianal inflammation, rectal eversion, rectal prolapse and diarrhea may occur transiently following treatment. Swine intended for human consumption must not be slaughtered within 11 days of the last intramuscular treatment. Intramuscular injection may result in trim loss of edible tissue at slaughter. The effects of florfenicol on porcine reproductive performance, pregnancy and lactation have not been determined. Not for human use and keep away from children. Avoid direct contact with skin, eyes, and clothing. Pregnant women should wear gloves and exercise caution or avoid handling this product.

Contact Information

U.S. only:
Merck Animal Health
livestocktechsrvc@merck-animal-health.com
1-800-211-3574

For additional information, please see the product label.