Glucortin-20

Dexamethasone 0.2% injection

Solution for parenteral administration

  • Composition
  • Contains per ml:
  • Dexamethasone base
    2 mg.
  • Excipients ad
    1 ml.

Description

Dexamethasone is a glucocorticosteroid with a strong antiflogistic, anti allergic andgluconeogenetic action.

Indications

Dexamethasone may be used whenever a parenteral corticosteroid preparation giving a medium duration of activity is indicated. It can be used as an anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic agent in cattle, pigs, goats, sheep, dogs and cats, and for the treatment of primary ketosis in cattle. The product can also be used to induce parturition in cattle. Dexamethasone is suitable for treatment ofn acetone anaemia, allergies, arthritis, bursitis, shock and tendovaginitis.

Contra indications

Unless abortion or early parturition is required, administration of Glucortin-20 during the last trimester of gestation is contra-indicated.
Administration to animals with an impaired kidney or heart function.
Osteoporosis.

Side effects

A temporary drop in milk production in lactating animals.
Polyuria and polydypsia.
Reduced resistance against all pathogens.
Delayed wound healing.

Dosage

For intramuscular or intravenous administration:
Cattle : 5 - 15 ml.
Calves, goats sheep and swine : 1 - 2.5 ml.
Dogs : 0.25 - 1 ml.
Cats : 0.25 ml.

Withdrawal times

- For meat : 3 days.
- For milk : 1 days.

Packaging

Vial of 50 ml.

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