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Maxalac® DC

Maxalac® DC

Dry Cow Intramammary Antibiotic

A long-acting intramammary cerate containing cephalonium, a semi-synthetic cephalosporin antibiotic. It is formulated to give effective antibiotic levels in the dry udder and maintain these levels for up to 10 weeks, including the critical pre-calving period.

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Technical Information

Active Constituent(s)

89.9 g/kg Cephalonium dihydrate


For sustained, broad-spectrum control of and protection against mastitis-causing bacteria (including penicillin-resistant strains) in non-lactating dairy cattle.


1 syringe per quarter immediately after final milking.
At the end of lactation, milk the cow out normally. Clean and disinfect the teats, infuse 1 syringe into each quarter by applying gentle and continuous pressure until all the suspension is expressed. Wear clean rubber gloves when applying. After infusion, dip each teat in an approved antiseptic teat dip.

Withholding Period(s)

Milk: DO NOT USE in lactating cows or within 49 days of calving. Colostrum or milk collected from treated cows within 96 hours (8 milkings) after treatment MUST NOT BE USED for human consumption or supplied for processing. Calves fed this milk should not be slaughtered for human consumption for 21 days.

Meat: DO NOT USE less than 21 days before slaughter for human consumption.

Trade Advice (ESI)

Export Slaughter Interval (ESI):

DO NOT USE less than 21 days before slaughter for export.

Product Codes

Size Code
200's 504190