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Dextrose 50% (Canada)

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Dextrose 50%

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Bimeda-MTC

Dextrose Injection, USP

Veterinary Use Only


For Glucose Deficiencies


Keep out of reach of children.

DIN 00467618

Active Ingredient

Dextrose Monohydrate USP (equivalent to 500 mg per mL)

50% w/v

Dextrose 50% Indications

As an aid in the treatment of glucose deficiencies in cattle, horses, sheep, swine and in the treatment of acetonemia (ketosis) in cattle and pregnancy disease in sheep.

Dosage and Administration

Warm to body temperature prior to administration. For intravenous or intraperitoneal administration in cattle, sheep and swine. FOR INTRAVENOUS USE ONLY IN HORSES.

Adult Cattle and Horses (454 kg)

250 to 500 mL

Adult Sheep and Swine (45 kg)

50 to 150 mL

May be repeated after a few hours if required.

CAUTIONS: CONTAINS NO PRESERVATIVE. Use only if solution is clear. Do not retain partly used bottle. Inject slowly. If no improvement is noticed in the condition being treated after 2-3 days or less depending on the severity of the condition, the diagnosis should be re-evaluated and a veterinarian consulted. When used by the intraperitoneal route, it is advisable to dilute solution to 5% with sterile water.


Store between 15°C and 30°C. Keep from freezing.

Manufactured by: Bimeda-MTC Animal Health Inc., Cambridge ON, N3C 2W4

Distributed by: Vétoquinol N.-A. Inc., 2000, ch. Georges, Lavaltrie, QC, Canada J5T 3S5




500 mL



NAC No.: 11940155

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