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Periodontal Infections

As adjunctive treatment to mechanical or surgical therapy of severe infections of the gingival and periodontal tissues*


Convenia demonstrates equivalent efficacy to clindamycin in reducing bleeding on probing1

Bleeding on Probing
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Convenia offers equivalent efficacy to clindamycin in reducing pocket depth1

reduction of gingival pocket depth
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Convenia significantly reduced the growth of Porphyromonas gulae, one of the most frequently isolated black pigmented anaerobic bacteria in canine periodontitis**1, 2

Effects on bacterial growth
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1Pfizer Study number 5163C-85-07-354
2Hardham J et al. 2005. Veterinary Microbiology; 106, 119-128
*Associated with Porphyromonas spp and Prevotella spp
**Versus clindamycin
†Treatment differences were statistically significant p <0.0001

It is prudent to reserve 3rd-generation cephalosporins for clinical conditions responding poorly or expected to respond poorly to other classes of antimicrobials or 1st-generation cephalosporins.  Convenia use should be based on susceptibility testing.

Skin and soft tissue infections

Periodontal infections

Urinary Tract infections