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Iron Dextran Injection 20%

Iron dextran is used for prophylaxis and treatment of by iron deficiency caused anaemia in piglets and calves. Parenteral administration of iron has the advantage that the necessary amount of iron can be administered in one single dosage.

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COMPOSITION:

Contains per ml.:

Iron (as iron dextran)............................................ 200 mg.

Vitamin B12, cyanocobalamin ...........................  200 ug

Solvents ad. ............................................................1 ml.

DESCRIPTION:

Iron dextran is used for prophylaxis and treatment of by iron deficiency caused anaemia in piglets and calves. Parenteral administration of iron has the advantage that the necessary amount of iron can be administered in one single dosage. Cyanocobalamin is used for prophylaxis and treatment of by cyanocobalamin deficiency caused anaemia.

INDICATIONS:

Prophylaxis and treatment of anaemia in calves and piglets.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:

For intramuscular or subcutaneous administration:

Calves: 2 - 4 ml. subcutaneous, in the first week after birth.

Piglets: 1 ml. intramuscular, 3 days after birth.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

Administration to animals with vitamin E-deficiency.

Administration to animals with diarrhoea.

Administration in combination with tetracyclines, because of the interaction of iron with tetracyclines.

SIDE EFFECTS:

Muscle tissue is coloured temporarily by this preparation.

Leaking of injection fluid can cause a persistent discoloration of skin.

WITHDRAWAL TIMES:

None.

WARING:

Keep out of reach of children.