Anti-Inflammatory for Horses & Camels
WHAT IS DEXAMETHASONE?
Dexamethasone Injection is indicated for the treatment of primary bovine ketosis and as an anti-inflammatory agent in camel and horses. As supportive therapy, dexamethasone may be used in the management of various rheumatic, allergic, dermatologic, and other diseases known to be responsive to anti-inflammatory corticosteroids.
Veterinarians prescribe dexamethasone for use in treating bursitis, carpitis, osselets, tendonitis, myositis, and sprains in horses and camels. In addition, it is used in supportive therapy in cases of fatigue and heat exhaustion, influenza, laminitis, and retained placenta, along with diagnosis and treatment of the primary cause.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Dexamethasone is indicated for the treatment of acute musculoskeletal inflammation in horses and camels.
ADMINISTRATION AND DOSAGE
Each ml of Dexamethasone Injection contains 4mg dexamethasone. Dexamethasone Injection is recommended for IM or IV administration. The usual dosage for Camels and Horses is 2.5ml.
Injection can be via Intravenous Injection (into the veins), Intrasynovial (within the synovial sac of a joint or a synovial tendon sheat) or intramuscular (directly into the muscle).
Each vial contains 100ml
Each 100ml vial contains: Dexamethasone phosphate (8.0mg), sodium citrate anhydrous (20.0mg), creatinine (16.0mg) and water for injection (q.s)
Store below 25°C (Air Conditioned). Protect from direct light.
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