Lutropin-V (Canada)This page contains information on Lutropin-V for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
- Lutropin-V Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Lutropin-V
- Direction and dosage information for Lutropin-V
Lutropin-VThis treatment applies to the following species:
Porcine Pituitary Luteinizing Hormone for Injection
Porcine Pituitary Lutropin Extract (PPLE)
Veterinary Use Only
LUTROPIN®-V is highly purified luteinizing hormone extracted from carefully selected porcine pituitary glands. It is lyophilized to maintain its potency under normal storage conditions.
Each lyophilized 20 mL vial of LUTROPIN®-V contains the equivalent of 25 mg Armour standard of luteinizing hormone. When reconstituted with the supplied LUTROPIN®-V sterile diluent, 20 mL can be withdrawn and each mL contains LH equivalent to 1.25 mg Armour standard of luteinizing hormone. LUTROPIN®-V Diluent is a 20 mL vial of Bacteriostatic Sodium Chloride Injection USP and contains sodium chloride 0.9% w/v with benzyl alcohol 1.8% w/v as a preservative and water for injection q.s.
Luteinizing hormone is recommended for use in cattle, horses, swine, sheep and dogs as an aid in the treatment of breeding disorders related to hypofunction of the pituitary gland and/or in those conditions where gonadal sensitivity is reduced.
Females: To stimulate maturation of the developing ovarian follicle, production of estrogen and ovulation.
Males: To stimulate testicular interstitial cells and the production of testosterone.
Dosage and Administration
Reconstitute LUTROPIN®-V with LUTROPIN®-V Diluent and use immediately. Do not save partially used vials (See cautions).
LUTROPIN®-V may be given by intravenous or subcutaneous injection.
Administer by intravenous injection for maximum effect.
Cattle: 20.0 mL (25.0 mg)
Horses: 20.0 mL (25.0 mg)
Swine: 4.0 mL (5.0 mg)
Sheep: 2.0 mL (2.5 mg)
Dogs: 0.8 mL (1.0 mg)
For all these species, the injection may be repeated in one to four weeks or as indicated.
LUTROPIN®-V and LUTROPIN®-V Diluent are packaged in single dose vials. In the event of an allergic reaction, administer epinephrine.
Store LUTROPIN®-V and LUTROPIN®-V Diluent at room temperature (15-30° C).
20 mL vial with diluent.
BIONICHE ANIMAL HEALTH CANADA INC., P.O. Box 1570, Belleville, Ontario K8N 5J2
NAC No.: 12150194
BIONICHE ONE HEALTH
P.O. BOX 1570, 231 DUNDAS ST. E., BELLEVILLE, ON, K8N 1E2
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