Cal-Phos #2

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Cal-Phos #2

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Vedco

(Calcium-Phosphate-Magnesium-Dextrose)

Cal-Phos #2 Caution

Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

Description

For use as an aid in the treatment of hypocalcemia (parturient paresis, milk fever), hypomagnesemia (grass tetany), and other conditions associated with calcium, phosphorus and magnesium deficiencies in cattle.

Each 500 Ml Contains

Calcium, 12.4 g (as Calcium Borogluconate, equivalent to 26.7% Calcium Gluconate); Phosphorus, 7.1 g (as Sodium Hypophosphite • H20); Magnesium, 2.8 g (as Magnesium Chloride • 6H20); Dextrose • H20, 75.0 g. Milliequivalents per liter: Cations - Calcium, 1,241 mEg/L; Sodium, 459 mEq/L; Magnesium, 456 mEq/L. Anions - Gluconate, 1,241 mEq/L; Hypophosphite, 459 mEq/L; Chloride, 456 mEq/L.

Directions

Warm solution to body temperature. The usual intravenous dose in cattle is 500 mL per 800 to 1,000 pounds of body weight. Contraindications: Do not administer this product to animals showing signs of cardiac distress. Precautions: Administration should be made slowly and with care to avoid adverse effects such as heart block or shock. Perivascular or subcutaneous depostion of hypertonic solutions may result in severe inflammation at the injection site. Store at controlled room temperature between 15° - 30°C (59° - 86°F).

Packaged

500 mL containers

Warning

Keep out of reach of children. This product contains no preservatives. Use entire contents when first opened. Discard any unused solution.

FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY

Distributed

Sold to Veterinarians Only

VEDCO, INC., St. Joseph, MO 64504

Phone: 816/238-8840

NAC No.: 10940190

VEDCO, INC.
5503 CORPORATE DR., ST. JOSEPH, MO, 64507
Telephone:   816-238-8840
Toll-Free:   888-708-3326 (888-70VEDCO)
Fax:   816-238-1837
Website:   www.vedco.com
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