DexKel 02, 100 ml (3.38 oz) (dexamethasone)
Dexamethasone phosphate – eq. 2 mg dexamethasone,
fillers up to 1 ml.
Sterile aqueous injection solution.
Dexamethasone is a very strong synthetic glucocorticosteroid, the anti-inflammatory effect of which is 30 times stronger than that of cortisone and 7-10 times stronger than that of prednisolone. In addition to its anti-inflammatory properties, dexamethasone also exhibits extraordinary anti-allergic, anti-stress and gluconeogenetic properties.
Metabolic processes such as ketosis in cattle or postpartum toxemia in sheep and sows.
Non-infectious inflammatory processes, especially acute musculoskeletal inflammation, such as: arthritis, periarthritis, tendovaginitis, bursitis, dislocations, inflammation of muscles, bones and tendons.
For acute infectious diseases (eg acute mastitis, metritis, pneumonia) in combination with appropriate antibiotic therapy.
Allergic condition, for example. asthma, allergic skin lesions (eczema, urticaria, scabies, …), laminitis in horses and cattle, snake bites. Stress and shock. Toximia during the last stage of pregnancy (for 2 to 4 days).
Dosage and Application:
By intravenous, intramuscular, or subcutaneous (dog) injection:
- Cats, dogs: (0.1-0.2 mg / kg body weight) 0.25-0.5 ml / 5 kg.
- Cattle, horses: (2.5-5 mg / 100 kg body weight 5-10 ml / 400 kg.
- Sheep, goats, calves: (2-4 mg / 50 kg) 1-2 ml / 50 kg.
If necessary, repeat at 2-day intervals for dogs and cats and 3–4 days apart for other animals.
For calving initiation in cows (given for 1 week before calves are born): (5 mg / 100 kg body weight) 2.5 ml / 100 kg.
Postpartum toxemia and calving initiation in sheep and goats: (2.5 mg / 10 kg bw) ± 6 ml / 50 kg
Shock therapy: by slow IV injection at a high dose (10-x), repeat after 8-12 hours.
By intra-articular injection: according to the body weight of the animals: from 0.25 to 4 ml.
Contraindications, side effects, warnings:
Contraindications: heart and renal failure, hypercortisolism (Cushing’s syndrome), diabetes, osteoporosis, viremia, simultaneous vaccination.
If infection is present or suspected, corticoid therapy should be given in conjunction with appropriate antimicrobial therapy (weakening of the immune response).
Since abrupt withdrawal from chronic use can lead to adrenocortical insufficiency (symptoms of hypocorticism), gradual withdrawal after long-term use is recommended.
store in a cool (up to 15 ° C), dark place.
bottle of 100 ml.