Activated Charcoal PasteThis page contains information on Activated Charcoal Paste for veterinary use.
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Activated Charcoal PasteThis treatment applies to the following species:
Multi-Species Activated Charcoal Paste contains activated hardwood charcoal and attapulgite clay.
For animal use only.
Keep out of reach of children.
Activated Hardwood Charcoal (100 mg/mL)
ExcipientsWater, Attapulgite Clay (200 mg/mL), Sodium Chloride (35 mg/mL), Potassium Chloride (35 mg/mL), and Polysorbate.
Suggested UseMay be used during times of accidental poisoning resulting from insecticides, herbicides, organic chemicals, intestinal bacterial contaminants or grain overload. Research has shown that activated charcoal is effective in counteracting the effects of certain oral toxins.
Dogs & Cats1-3 mL per pound body weight.
Sheep & Goats1-3 mL per kilogram (2.2 lbs) body weight.
Calves & FoalsUp to 80 mL.
Adult Cattle & HorsesIt is recommended to give one full tube (300 mL). Repeat dosage after 1 to 3 hours or as needed.
WarningIf conditions do not improve, consult your veterinarian. Depending on the condition of the animal, supportive therapy such as parenteral fluids and injectable antidotes should be used along with Activated Charcoal Paste for efficient recovery. Not effective in the treatment of heavy metal poisoning such as lead, arsenic, mercury, etc. Do not administer to unconscious animals.
StorageKeep in a cool, dry place. Avoid freezing.
Distributed by MWI, Boise, ID 83705
MADE IN USA
Distributed by MWI Veterinary Supply
3041 W. PASADENA DR., BOISE, ID, 83705
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