VETODEXIN 0.2% 50ml

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VETODEXIN 0.2% 50ml

Composition

Dexamethasonum natrii phosphas 2.64 mg equiv. Dexamethasone 2 mg – Sodium citrate – Methylparalidone – Sodium methyl parahydroxybenzoate 1,14 mg – Aqua for inj. ad. 1ml.

Characteristics

Clear clear to pale yellow solution.
Dexamethasone is a glucocorticoid in the form of a sodium phosphate salt which is very soluble in water. It has strong anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic properties, stimulates hepatic gluconeogenesis and inhibits protein synthesis. It has a regulatory effect on the cardiovascular system and indicates childbirth. As a side effect, immunosuppressive effect and suppression of adrenal activity are noted. It has a very poor mineralortikoid effect. Injection site resorption is very fast. Dexamethasone penetrates well into tissues (large volume of distribution). Its metabolism occurs mainly in the liver and metabolites are excreted in the form of glucuronide via urine and bile.

Pharmacokinetic data

Injection site resorption is very fast. Dexamethasone is very well distributed in all tissues (large volume of distribution). Metabolism occurs mainly in the liver and the metabolites are excreted in the urine and bile in the form of glucuronides.

VETODEXIN 0.2% 50ml Indication

Allergic disorders, cerebral edema in dogs and cats.

Contraindication

Diabetes mellitus, osteoporosis, pregnancy and epilepsy. In case of vaccination, an immunosuppressive effect should be considered.

Side effects

Slow wound healing, skin atrophy and muscle atony.

Interaction

Do not co-administer antihistamines and barbiturates (these stimulate the production of liver enzymes and accelerate the catabolism of dexamatasone).

VETODEXIN 0.2% 50ml Dosage

Target animals: dog, cat
Local therapy:
Dogs and cats:
– allergic disorders: 1-4 mg dexamethasone / 10kg bovine. (0.5 – 2 ml of Vetodexin) im. Once daily
– brain edema: 2 mg dexamethasone / 1 kg b.w. (1 ml of Vetodexin) im. 1x daily

Method of use

Intramuscularly.

Notice

For intra-articular injection, aseptically remove the volume of intra-articular fluid equivalent to the volume to be injected.

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