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Galaxy D

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Galaxy D

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Manufacturer: Intervet/Merck Animal Health

Canine Distemper Vaccine

Modified Live Virus

For veterinary use in dogs only

Product Description

Galaxy* D vaccine is a modified live virus vaccine for the vaccination of healthy dogs as an aid in the prevention of diseases caused by canine distemper.

Galaxy D Dosage And Administration

Transfer contents of the sterile diluent vial to the Galaxy D vial aseptically. Mix gently until dissolved. Use entire contents immediately after rehydration.

Inject one dose (1 mL) subcutaneously or intramuscularly. The initial dose is given at 6 weeks of age or older. Repeat at 2 to 4 week intervals until the dog is 12 weeks of age. A minimum of two doses is required for primary immunization. Annual revaccination with one dose is recommended.


Store at 2°-7°C.

Do not freeze.

Do not mix with other vaccines.

Use new, non-chemically sterilized needles and syringes.

Burn vaccine container and all unused contents.


Contains gentamicin as a preservative.

Vaccinate only healthy, non-parasitized dogs.

Do not vaccinate pregnant bitches.

The use of a biological product may produce anaphylaxis and/or other inflammatory immune-mediated hypersensitivity reactions.


Epinephrine, corticosteroids, and antihistamines may all be indicated depending on the nature and severity of the reaction.

U.S. Veterinary License No. 165A

Schering-Plough Animal Health Corporation, Omaha, NE 68103 USA

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