Iron Dextran (Canada)This page contains information on Iron Dextran for veterinary use.
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- Iron Dextran Indications
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Iron DextranThis treatment applies to the following species:
Iron dextran injectable - Sterile
Active Ingredient(s): Each mL contains 100 mg of elemental iron as ferric hydroxide in complex with a low molecular weight dextran faction.
Iron Dextran Indications
For the prevention and treatment of iron deficiency anemia in baby pigs.
Dosage and Administration
Prevention: Inject 1 mL intramuscularly per pig on or before three (3) days of age.
Treatment: 1 to 2 mL intramuscularly as soon as symptoms appear.
Caution(s): The product is not a substitute for sound animal husbandry practice. If a disease is suspected or apparent in the pigs, consult a veterinarian.
For veterinary use only.
Side EffectsAcute poisoning which may result in fatalities in extreme cases is characterized clinically by prostration and muscular weakness. Organic iron preparations injected intramuscularly into pigs beyond four weeks of age may cause staining of muscle tissue.
Presentation: 100 mL vial.
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