|Keywords||Antibiotic, intestinal infections|
|Related products||Ritonavir, Arbidol Hydrochloride, Sulfadiazine|
|CAS Registry Number||73231-34-2|
|Molecular Weight||358.2 g/mol|
|Shelf life||2 years|
Florfenicol is a monofluoro derivative of thiamphenicol, a white or off-white crystalline powder, odorless. Florfenicol is slightly soluble in water and chloroform, slightly soluble in glacial acetic acid, and soluble in methanol and ethanol. It is a new broad-spectrum antibacterial drug for veterinary medicine developed successfully in the late 1980s.
Florfenicol is a broad-spectrum bacteriocidal antibiotic that acts against the 50S ribosome of bacteria.
Florfenicol is a special antibacterial drug for animals, used for bacterial diseases of pigs, chickens, and fish caused by sensitive bacteria, especially for respiratory infections and intestinal infections.
Florfenicol is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat infections in aquaculture species as well as a number of livestock species, including bovine, and porcine.
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