Steroid diuretic, anti-inflammatory action
25 ml and 100 ml bottle
Composition: each 100 ml contains Furosemide 5 g, Dexamethasone 21-phosphate sodium 50 mg.
Indications: edema of diverse origin in cattle, sheep and horses. Especially indicated in postpartum udder edema in cattle.
Administration and dosage: by intramuscular (IM) or subcutaneous (SC) route.
Cattle, horses and sheep: 0.5 ml per 20 kg body weight is the general dose and it can be repeated after 24 hours. The duration of the treatment varies according to the clinical condition and, in general, two doses with an interval of 24 hours is sufficient.
Administer according to professional criteria.
Contraindications and precautions: aminoglycosides should not be administered together with furosemide because the nephrotoxic effects of aminoglycosides may be increased. Do not exceed the maximum treatment times indicated. Electrolyte imbalances must be corrected before initiating furosemide therapy. If during the treatment signs of electrolyte imbalance are observed, these should be corrected, restoring sodium and potassium ions. Furosemide can lower serum calcium and cause tetany in predisposed animals so it should be administered with caution in animals with a history of hypocalcemia. Treatment must be discontinued in case of progressive kidney disease with increased azotemia and oliguria. Do not administer to animals with severe liver disorders.
Warning: this product is not suitable for horses destined to human consumption.