Ceftiofur hydrochloride, a READY TO USE suspension for injection. For use in cattle and pigs.


Eficur is a syringeable Ceftiofur alternative, which is a white/ yellowish oily suspension. Each 1ml contains ceftiofur 50mg ( as ceftiofur hydrochloride)

Eficur can only be sold for use on animals with a prescription from your veterinarian.


Eficur is available in 100ml  bottles


Infections associated with bacteria sensitive to ceftiofur.

Cattle: – Treatment of respiratory disease associated with Pasteurella ( Manmheimia) haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida and Histophilus somni

Treatment of acute interdigital necrobacillosis  ( foot rot)

Acute metritis ( 0-14 days after calving) associated with bacterial organisms susceptible to ceftiofur

Swine – Treatment of swine bacterial respiratory disease associated with Pasteurella multocida, Actinobacillus (Haemophilus) pleuropneumoniae, Salmonella choleraesuis, and Strepotcoccus suis type 2.


Cattle – Administer by IM or SC injection into the anterior half of the neck

Treatment of respiratory disease and foot rot: 1mg ceftiofur/kg bw (1ml Eficur per 50kg bw) every 24 hours for 3 days. If the cattle do not respond after the first 3 treatments additional treatments therefor should be given on day4 and 5.

Aute post – partum metritis , 2.2mg ceftiofur/kg bw ( 2.2ml Eficur per 50kg bw) daily for 5 consecutive days. Any subsequent injections must be given at different sites.

Swine – 3mg ceftiofur kg/bw,  (1ml Eficur/ 16kg bw ) daily for 3 days by intramuscular injection.


Correct administration:

Shake bottle well.

Do not give intravenously.

No more than 10mls of Eficur to be given in each injection site in swine.

Withholding period:

It is an offence for users of this product to cause resisdues exceeding the relevant MRL in the New Zealand food Standards.

Cattle: Meat 2 days

Milk: 12 hours

Not for use in Bobby calves

Swine: Meat 2 days

Special instructions:

Store at or below 25 °c do not freeze or refrigerate. Protect from light.

After opening the bottle discard after 28 days.



Register pursuant to the ACVM Act 1997. No A10691

EFICUR NZ label Sept2011

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For more information about this product please visit www.hipra.com
Eficur is available direct through your local vet.
For any questions please call your Agilis rep on 0800 agilis.