Galaxy D (Canada)

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Galaxy D

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Manufacturer: Merck Animal Health

Canine Distemper Vaccine

MODIFIED LIVE VIRUS

For veterinary use in dogs only

Product Description

Galaxy™ D vaccine is a modified live virus vaccine for the vaccination of healthy dogs as an aid in the prevention of disease caused by canine distemper.

Galaxy D Dosage And Administration

Transfer contents of the sterile diluent vial to the Galaxy D vial aseptically. Mix gently until dissolved. Use entire contents immediately after rehydration.

Inject one dose (1 mL) subcutaneously or intramuscularly. The initial dose is given at 6 weeks of age or older. Repeat at 2 to 4 week intervals until the dog is 12 weeks of age. A minimum of two doses is required for primary immunization. Annual revaccination with one dose is recommended.

Precautions

- Store at 2°- 7°C.

- Do not freeze.

- Do not mix with other vaccines.

- Use new, non-chemically sterilized needles and syringes.

- Burn vaccine container and all unused contents.

WARNINGS:

- Contains gentamicin as a preservative.

- Vaccinate only healthy, non-parasitized dogs.

- Do not vaccinate pregnant bitches.

- The use of a biological product may produce anaphylaxis and/or other inflammatory immune-mediated hypersensitivity reactions.

Antidote

Epinephrine, corticosteroids, and antihistamines may all be indicated depending on the nature and severity of the reaction.

U.S. Veterinary License No. 165A

Intervet Inc., Millsboro, Delaware 19966 U.S.A.

Intervet Canada Corp., 16750, route Transcanadienne, Kirkland QC, H9H 4M7

For technical enquiries, call toll free 1 888 306-0069.

™ Trademark of Intervet Canada Corp.

 

Product code

 

25x1 DOSE

336372

P22002-12

Nac No.

12080395
MERCK ANIMAL HEALTH
Intervet Canada Corp.

16750 ROUTE TRANSCANADIENNE, KIRKLAND, QC, H9H 4M7
Order Desk:   514-428-7013
Toll-Free:   866-683-7838
Fax:   Toll-free 888-498-4444; local 514-428-7014
Website:   www.merck-animal-health.ca
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