EpinJect

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EpinJect

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Henry Schein® Animal Health

Epinephrine 1:1000 Injection

Contents:

Each mL contains:

Epinephrine

1 mg

Sodium Chloride

9 mg

Sodium Metabisulfite

1 mg

Chlorobutanol (preservative)

5 mg

Water For Injection

q.s.

With Hydrochloric Acid to adjust pH.

EpinJect Indications:

Epinephrine is a powerful, quick-acting vasoconstrictor for emergency use only in the treatment of anaphylactoid shock. The symptoms of anaphylactoid shock include glassy eyes, increased salivation, grinding of the teeth, rapid breathing, muscle tremors, staggering gait, and collapse with death following. These symptoms may appear shortly after injection of a bacterin, vaccine or antibiotic.

EpinJect Dosage And Administration:

Cattle, Horses, Sheep and Swine - Inject subcutaneously or intramuscularly 1 mL per 100 pounds of body weight.

Intravenous injection is not recommended, but if it is found to be clinically necessary, 1/4 to 1/2 of the intramuscular dose should be used.

Hazardous:

Not for human use. Use only as directed. Do not use injection if it is pinkish or darker than slightly yellow or if it contains precipitate.

Storage:

Protect from light. Store in refrigerator at 2°-8°C (38°-46°F). DO NOT FREEZE.

EpinJect Caution

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

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

FOR ANIMAL USE ONLY.

Presentation:

Available in 30 mL sterile multiple-dose vials.

Manufactured for: Henry Schein Animal Health, Dublin, Ohio 43017

NAC No.: 10822572

HENRY SCHEIN® ANIMAL HEALTH
400 METRO PLACE NORTH, DUBLIN, OH, 43017-7545
Telephone:   614-761-9095
Toll-Free:   1-855-724-3461
Website:   www.HenryScheinVet.com
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the EpinJect information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the US product label or package insert.

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