Uni-Dex (Canada)This page contains information on Uni-Dex for veterinary use.
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- Uni-Dex Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Uni-Dex
- Direction and dosage information for Uni-Dex
Uni-DexThis treatment applies to the following species:
Dexamethazone Sodium Phosphate Injection
Active Ingredient(s): UNI-DEX is a sterile aqueous solution of dexamethasone 21 disodium phosphate, containing 5 mg/mL.
UNI-DEX is an anti-inflammatory and gluconeogenic steroid used to treat arthritis and associated painful conditions and reduce swelling in horses.
Cattle: Indications include ketosis, arthritic conditions, rattlesnake bite, and as supportive therapy in milk fever, acute mastitis, metritis, shipping fever, pneumonia, and founder.
Dosage and AdministrationFor intramuscular or intravenous injection.
Horses: 2 to 4 mL per 454 kg of body weight as a single dose. The recommended dosage before strenuous activity is 2 mL. This may be repeated in three (3) to five (5) days if the response is satisfactory.
Cattle: 2 to 4 mL per 454 kg of body weight as an initial dose followed by a second injection of 2 to 4 mL the following day.
Precaution(s): Store at room temperature.
Warning(s): Prolonged treatment with UNI-DEX may result in suppression of the adrenal cortex of the animal. In prolonged treatment cases A.C.T.H. should be administered once a week to help prevent adrenal suppression.
This product is not to be used in food producing animals.
Presentation: 50 mL multi-dose vials.
NAC No.: 12290240
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