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Calcium Solution For Injection
CompositionCALPHOSAN solution, each 10 ml. contains 50 mg. calcium glycerophosphate, 50 mg. calcium lactate and 0.25% phenol (as preservative), in a physiological solution of sodium chloride.
AdvantagesIntramuscular or subcutaneous injections of CALPHOSAN raise blood serum calcium levels, without pain, inflammatory reactions or sloughing.
Calphosan Solution IndicationsFor use as an aid in the treatment of canine eclampsia
AdministrationSMALL DOGS - 5 to 10 ml. subcutaneously (back of neck) or intramuscularly. LARGE DOGS - 10 ml. for each 100 lbs. of body weight, or as indicated. May also be given by subcutaneous or intravenous injection.
ContraindicationsAs there is a similarity in the actions of calcium and digitalis on the contractility and excitability of the heart muscle, CALPHOSAN is contraindicated in fully digitalized animals.
AvailibilityCALPHOSAN SOLUTION (Veterinary) 60 ml. vials - NDC 0516-0060-66.
Calphosan Solution CautionFederal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.
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