Galaxy DThis page contains information on Galaxy D for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
- Galaxy D Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Galaxy D
- Direction and dosage information for Galaxy D
Galaxy DThis treatment applies to the following species:
Canine Distemper Vaccine
Modified Live Virus
For veterinary use in dogs only
Galaxy* D vaccine is a modified live virus vaccine for the vaccination of healthy dogs as an aid in the prevention of diseases 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.
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.
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.
AntidoteEpinephrine, corticosteroids, and antihistamines may all be indicated depending on the nature and severity of the reaction.
U.S. Veterinary License No. 165A
Schering-Plough Animal Health Corporation, Omaha, NE 68103 USA
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