Gluconeogenic anti-inflammatory properties
Steroid with minimal mineralocorticoid action, 20 times more po- tent than prednisolone in its anti-inflammatory effect
Case with 12 bottles of 10 ml or 20 ml and a 100 ml bottle
Composition: each 100 ml contains 200 mg of Dexamethasone 21-phosphate disodium.
Indications: inflammatory processes of diverse non-infectious etiology. Ketosis, therapeutic support for downer cows. Parturition induction in cows and sheep. Hypersensitivity and allergies in small animals.
Administration and dosage: by intramuscular (IM) or intravenous (IV) route.
Cattle: 0.1 to 0.4 ml per 10 kg body weight, single dose; administer 10 ml in parturition induction.
Horses: 1.25 to 2.5 ml by IV route, for an animal in shock, with maintenance doses at 1, 3, 6 and 10 hour intervals, determined by the clinical condition. In prolonged treatment, the dose should be gradually reduced until discontinued.
Pigs: 0.1 to 0.4 ml per 10 kg body weight, single dose.
Sheep: 1 to 2 ml, single dose.
Dogs and cats: 0.5 to 1 ml per 10 kg body weight by IV or IM route, every 12 to 24 hours.
Shock dose in cases of spinal cord injury: 1.1 to 2.2 ml per kg body weight, by IV route.
Administer according to professional criteria.
Contraindications: congestive heart disease, renal dysfunction, diabetes, osteoporosis, cataracts or other eye diseases, and in pregnant females.
Action: dexamethasone is a steroid with minimal mineralocorticoid action, twenty times more potent than prednisolone.