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(cefovecin sodium)


CONVENIA is a professionally administered injectable cephalosporin antibiotic that provides up to 14 days of treatment* of many common skin infections in dogs and cats.

  • Dogs: Secondary superficial pyoderma, abscesses, and wounds
  • Cats: Abscesses and wounds


  • CONVENIA is the first antibiotic that provides an assured course of treatment by providing up to 14 days of treatment in a single injection. CONVENIA eliminates missed doses associated with daily oral antibiotics.
  • CONVENIA delivers the safety you expect from a cephalosporin.
  • More than 4 million doses of CONVENIA have been administered worldwide since 2006.

Key Features

  • CONVENIA is an aqueous, non-depot injection that is rapidly and completely absorbed into the bloodstream.
  • CONVENIA reaches peak plasma levels quickly.
    • Dogs average 6.2 hours
    • Cats average 2.0 hours


  • The product has a distinctively long half life: dogs average 5.5 days; cats average 6.9 days.
  • CONVENIA does not undergo hepatic metabolism and the majority of a dose is excreted unchanged in urine.
  • Efficacy is proven to be statistically equal to a veterinary labeled, multi day course of oral cephalosporin in treating dogs and cats


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