Dexamethasone

100 ml vial

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INJECTABLE SOLUTION

  


Composition:

Each ml solution contains: 2 mg dexamethasone base (as sodium phosphate).

 

Spectrum of activity:

Dexamethasone is a synthetic glucocorticosteroid with a strong antiphlogistic, anti-allergic, anti-stress and glucogenetic action.

 

Indications:

Bovine ketosis (acetonemia), stress, shock and allergic reactions; inflammatory joint lesions, arthritis, bursitis, tendovaginitis, lymphangitis and laminitis; eczema, atypical inflammation reactions of the skin and asthma.

 

Contra-indications:

Administration during viral infections, osteoporosis, heart-, kidney-, or liver disturbances, late pregnancy, lactating animals, diabetes mellitus.

 

Side-effects:

Decreased milk production.

If used for long times decreased resistance against infections, delayed wound healing, muscle atrophy, myopathy or osteoporosis may occur.

 

Dosage and administration:

For intramuscular, intravenous or intra-articular administration.

Horses and cattle:                                            5-15 ml intravenously or intramuscularly.

Foals, calves, sheep, goats and pigs:              1-3 ml i.v. or i.m.

Piglets, dogs and cats:                                     0.1-1 ml i.v. or i.m.

 

For intra-articular injection, it is necessary to remove a quantity of synovia equal to the injected quantity (under asceptical conditions).

Dosage:                 1-5 ml intra-articular for large animals

                               0.2-2.5 ml peri-articular for small animals.

 

Withdrawal time:

For meat:  3 days

For milk:    1 day

 

Storage:

Store between 8 °C and 15 °C and protected from light.

 

Shelf life:

2 years.

 

Presentation:     

100 ml multidose vial.

 

 

FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY