Briodine (Canada)This page contains information on Briodine for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
- Briodine Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Briodine
- Direction and dosage information for Briodine
BriodineThis treatment applies to the following species:
Injectable Iodine in an Oil Base
Veterinary Use Only
WarningsDo not use in horses that are to be slaughtered for use in food.
Active IngredientsIodine, USP, 2% w/v, in Almond Oil, NF, 98% w/v.
Briodine IndicationsA counterirritant for subcutaneous injection to be used in horses as an aid in the treatment of tendon and ligament strains as well as muscle sprains.
DirectionsInject subcutaneously over the affected area from 0.5 to 1.0 mL per site in several sites, spaced 5-8 cm apart (tendons and ligaments) or 8-10 cm apart (hips and shoulders, not to exceed a maximum volume of 5 mL). Massage the skin gently to distribute evenly. Wrap with cotton and bandage, as appropriate. The smallest effective dosage should be used initially. Repeat injection after 10 days if necessary.
Briodine CautionsDo not inject (infiltrate) into tendon sheaths or joint capsules. Should not be administered concurrently with corticosteroids or other anti-inflammatory drugs. Dosage used should be determined by the degree of counterirritation desired and may vary.
StorageStore at room temperature.
Central Sales Limited, 1-14 Regan Road, Brampton, On L7A 1B9
50 mL Sterile
14 REGAN RD., UNIT # 1, BRAMPTON, ON, L7A 1B9
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