Dexamethasone Injection 2mg/ml
Dexamethasone Injection 2mg/ml Active Ingredients:
Each mL of sterile aqueous solution contains:
Dexamethasone 2 mg
Polyethylene glycol 500 mg
Benzyl alcohol 9 mg
Methylparaben 1.8 mg
Propylparaben 0.2 mg
HCl to adjust pH to approx 4.9
Purified water, U.S.P. q.s
Dexamethasone is indicated for the treatment of primary bovine ketosis and as an anti-inflammatory agent in the bovine and equine.
Dosage and Administration:
Therapy with dexamethasone, as with any other potent corticosteroid, should be individualized according to the severity of the condition being treated, anticipated duration of steroid therapy, and the animal’s threshold or tolerance for steroid excess. For intravenous or intramuscular administration.
Bovine: 5 to 20 mg
Equine: 2.5 to 5 mg
Do not use in viral infections.
Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
Dexamethasone Injection 2mg/ml Warnings:
Not for use in horses intended for food. Not for use in calves to be processed for veal.
Stability of the Substance Stable under normal storage conditions.
Conditions to Avoid- Protect from Freezing
Material to Avoid None Hazardous Decomposition Products Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides
Precautions for Safe Handling Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and mucosa. Keep containers adequately sealed during material transfer, transport, or when on in use. Regulatory Requirements None Required Handling Practices Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and mucosa. Keep containers adequately sealed when not in use. Approved Handlers Not required Conditions for Safe Storage Keep containers adequately sealed. Store at 15° – 30°C (59° – 86°F) Store Site Requirements Protect from freezing.
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