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PotomacGuard (Canada)

This page contains information on PotomacGuard for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
  • PotomacGuard Indications
  • Warnings and cautions for PotomacGuard
  • Direction and dosage information for PotomacGuard


This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Zoetis

Ehrlichia Risticii Bacterin

PotomacGuard Indications

For vaccination of healthy horses as an aid in the prevention of Potomac horse fever.

DOSE: Horses, inject one 1 mL dose intramuscularly using aseptic technique. Administer a second 1 mL dose 3 to 4 weeks after the first dose. Revaccinate annually using one 1 mL dose. To ensure proper placement and retention of the vaccine, inject deep into the heavy muscles of the hind quarter. Mild exercise to promote absorption is recommended for one week after injection.

PotomacGuard Caution

Store in the dark at 2° to 7°C. (35° to 45°F). Avoid freezing. Shake well. Use entire contents when first opened. In some instances, transient local reactions may occur at the injection site. Do not vaccinate within 21 days before slaughter. In case of anaphylactoid reaction, administer epinephrine.

Formalin, thimerosal, neomycin, polymyxin B and amphotericin B added as preservatives.

For Veterinary Use Only

Manufactured by Fort Dodge Animal Health, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501 U.S.A.

U.S. Vet. License No. 112

Distributed in Canada by Wyeth Animal Health, Division of Wyeth Canada, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Trademarks used under license

10 mL

10 Doses


NAC No.: 11983981

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Technical Services Canada:   800-461-0917
Technical Services USA:   800-366-5288
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the PotomacGuard information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the Canadian product label or package insert.

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