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Dexamethazone Injectable Suspension 50ml/100ml

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DEXA-kel 02 is a glucocorticoid in the form of an aqueous suspension, milky white, sterile, injectable, in a brown glass vial.

COMPOSITION:
Each ml of DEXA-kel 02 suspension contains: Dexamethasone 2 mg; Excipients up to 1ml.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Dexamethasone is a very powerful glucocorticosteroid whose anti-inflammatory effects are 30 times more intense than cortisone and 7-10 times more intense than prednisolone. In addition to its anti-inflammatory properties, dexamethasone has an extraordinary anti-allergic, anti-stress and gluconeogenetic activity.
Mineralocorticoid activity is minimal.

INDICATIONS:
- Metabolic disorders such as ketosis in cattle and puerperal toxemia in sheep and sows.
- Non-infectious inflammatory processes, especially acute musculoskeletal inflammation, such as:
- As an aid in acute infectious diseases (eg mastitis, metritis, acute pneumonia) in combination with appropriate anti-infective therapy.
- Allergic conditions, such as asthma, skin allergies (eczema, hives, itching, etc.), laminitis in horses and cattle, snake bites.
- Stress and shock.
- Induction of parturition in ruminants in the last stage of gestation.

DOSAGE AND METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION:
It is administered aseptically by intramuscular or subcutaneous injection:

Dogs: 0.1 - 0.2 mg / kg, or 0.25 - 0.5 ml / 5 kg.

Cattle, horses: 2.5 - 5 mg / 100 kg, or 5 - 10 ml / 400 kg body. For the induction of parturition in cows (administration within 1 week until the expected date of calving): 5 mg / 100 kg, or 2.5 ml / 100 kg.

Sheep, goats, pigs, calves: 2 - 4mg / 50kg, or 1 - 2ml / 50kg body. For puerperal toxemia and for the induction of parturition in sheep and goats: 2.5 mg / 10 kg, or 6 ml / 50 kg body weight.
If necessary, repeat at intervals of 2 days in dogs and 3-4 days in other animals.
By local aseptic injection (subcutaneous, intra-articular, or periarticular): depending on the extension of the area or joint, as well as the weight of the animal: 0.25 - 4 ml.

OVERDOSE:
Long-term treatment with high doses may cause symptoms of hypercorticism.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
The use of DEXA-kel 02 is contraindicated in case of heart and kidney failure, hypercorticism (Cushing's syndrome), diabetes, osteoporosis, viremia.