Dex 50 (Canada)This page contains information on Dex 50 for veterinary use.
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- Dex 50 Indications
- Warnings and cautions for Dex 50
- Direction and dosage information for Dex 50
Dex 50This treatment applies to the following species:
dextrose 50% injectable solution, USP
VETERINARY USE ONLY
WarningKeep out of reach of children.
dextrose monohydrate (USP), 50% w/v
Dex 50 Indications
As an aid in the treatment of glucose deficiencies in cattle, horses, sheep and swine; acetonemia (ketosis) in cattle; and pregnancy disease in sheep.
Dosage and AdministrationFor intravenous or intraperitoneal administration in cattle, sheep and swine. When used by the intraperitoneal route, it is advisable to dilute solution to 5% with sterile water. For intravenous administration only in horses.
Warm to body temperature before administration. Inject slowly.
Cattle and horses (454 kg): 250-500 mL
Sheep and swine (45 kg): 50-150 mL
Treatment may be repeated after a few hours, if required. If no improvement is noticed in the condition being treated after 2-3 days or less depending upon the severity of the condition, the diagnosis should be re-evaluated and a veterinarian consulted.
Dex 50 Caution
Use only if solution is clear. This product contains no preservative.
StorageStore at 15-30°C. Keep from freezing. Protect from light. Discard any unused portion. Do not retain partly used bottle.
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