Injectable solution for short acting systemic corticosteroid therapy. Has powerful anit-inflammatory, anti-shock/stress and gluconeogenic activity.
Contains 2mg/mL of dexamethasone (as the sodium phosphate).
Can be used as an anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic agent in horses, cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, dogs and cats and for the treatment of primary ketosis in cattle.
Initial doses may be maximum or near maximum but once symptoms are controlled doses should be reduced to maintenance levels.
|IV, IM, S/C||Horse, Cattle||10-30mg|
|Foal, Calf, Sheep, Goat, Pig||2-5mg|
The intravenous route is particularly useful when a rapid response is required. During prolonged therapy anabolic steroids should be considered to counteract any possible catabolic breakdown of tissues.
Meat: Cattle – 1 day; Horses and pigs – 63 days; Sheep and goats – 91 days
Milk: Cattle – 2 milkings (24 hours); Sheep and goats – 35 days
Not for use in bobby calves.