Chorulon (Canada)This page contains information on Chorulon for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
- Chorulon Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Chorulon
- Direction and dosage information for Chorulon
ChorulonThis treatment applies to the following species:
CHORIONIC GONADOTROPHIN FOR INJECTION, Mfr. Std. 5,000 IU or 10,000 IU
FOR VETERINARY USE ONLY
Chorulon is presented as a white freeze-dried crystalline cake containing 5,000 IU or 10,000 IU of chorionic gonadotrophin. It is supplied with a vial of sterile diluent for reconstitution. Concentration after reconstitution is 1,000 IU per 1 mL.
Chorulon (Human chorionic gonadotrophin) is a complex glycoprotein capable of supplementing and being substituted for the luteinizing hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland in both the maturation of the follicle, ovulation and the formation of the corpus luteum. In the male Chorulon stimulates the interstitium to the production of testosterone and thus influences the development and maintenance of primary and secondary male sex characteristics. These properties make Chorulon suitable for the treatment of several fertility problems in domestic animals due to deficiencies of natural luteinizing hormone (LH) or interstitial cell stimulating hormone (ICSH).
As an aid in the treatment of the following fertility problems in cows and heifers:
cystic ovary syndrome: anoestrus, prolonged oestrus and/or nymphomania due to cystic ovaries.
Using a sterile syringe and a sterile hypodermic needle, transfer 5 mL (5,000 IU) or 10 mL (10,000 IU) of diluent into the vial containing the preparation. Shake thoroughly until the suspension is uniform after which the injection may be given. After reconstitution, the solution should be used immediately or within 24 hours. Refrigeration after reconstitution is recommended.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Chorulon must be reconstituted with Chorulon Sterile Diluent before use.
Cystic ovary syndrome: anoestrus, prolonged oestrus
2,500 IU I.V. (2.5 mL)
and/or nymphomania due to cystic ovaries
10,000 IU I.M. (10 mL)
Dosage may be repeated in 21 days if necessary.
In rare cases as with all protein preparations anaphylaxis may occur shortly after injection. Epinephrine HCl given intravenously or intramuscularly when symptoms appear is the standard treatment.
Keep out of reach of children.
Wash hands immediately and thoroughly after applying Chorulon or wear gloves. If accidental skin contact occurs, wash the affected area immediately with soap and water. In case of accidental self-injection, seek medical attention.
Do not store above 25°C. Protect from light and from freezing. After reconstitution the product may be stored at 2-8°C for no longer than 24 hours.
Five vials containing white freeze dried powder, and five 5 ml vials containing sterile diluent.
One vial containing white freeze dried powder, and one 10 ml vial containing sterile diluent.
INTERVET CANADA CORP., 16750, route Transcanadienne, Kirkland, QC H9H 4M7
1 888 306-0069
Intervet Canada Corp. is a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
February 13, 2012
Intervet Canada Corp.
16750 ROUTE TRANSCANADIENNE, KIRKLAND, QC, H9H 4M7
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