RECOMBITEK 4 LeptoThis page contains information on RECOMBITEK 4 Lepto for veterinary use.
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- RECOMBITEK 4 Lepto Indications
- Warnings and cautions for RECOMBITEK 4 Lepto
- Direction and dosage information for RECOMBITEK 4 Lepto
RECOMBITEK 4 LeptoThis treatment applies to the following species:
Leptospira Canicola-Grippotyphosa-Icterohaemorrhagiae-Pomona Bacterin
RECOMBITEK 4 Lepto Indications
This product has been shown to be effective for the vaccination of healthy dogs 9 weeks of age and older against Leptospira canicola, L. grippotyphosa, L. icterohaemorrhagiae, and L. pomona. The duration of immunity against L. grippotyphosa is at least 15 months. The duration for the remaining organisms has not been determined. For more information regarding efficacy and safety data, see productdata.aphis.usda.gov.
This product has also been shown to be effective against leptospirosis and leptospiruria.
Recombitek® 4 Lepto is a liquid suspension of Leptospira bacterins containing serovars canicola, grippotyphosa, icterohaemorrhagiae and pomona (LCGIP). Safety and immunogenicity of this product have been demonstrated by vaccination and challenge studies in susceptible dogs.
Directions and dosage: Aseptically administer 1 mL (1 dose) subcutaneously into healthy dogs.
For primary vaccination, revaccinate with a second 1 mL dose 3 to 4 weeks later. Historically, annual revaccination with this product has been recommended. The need for annual booster vaccination has not been established for this product. For advice on revaccination frequency, consult your veterinarian.
PrecautionsIn rare instances, administration of vaccines may cause lethargy, fever, and inflammatory or hypersensitivity types of reactions. Treatment may include antihistamines, anti-inflammatories, and/or epinephrine, as directed by a veterinarian. This product has not been tested in pregnant animals. In case of human exposure, contact a physician.
Store at 2-8°C (35-46°F). Do not freeze. Do not use chemicals to sterilize syringes and needles. Do not mix with other products.
For use in dogs only. Sold to veterinarians only.
Recombitek® is a registered trademark in the USA of Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc.
Recombitek® is a registered trademark in Canada of Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH. Used under license.
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., Athens, GA 30601 USA
Phone: 1 (888) 637-4251
Distributed in Canada by:
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health Canada Inc., Burlington ON L7L 5H4
50 x 1 dose (1 mL)
3239 SATELLITE BLVD., BLDG 500, DULUTH, GA, 30096
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