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This page contains information on RECOMBITEK C6/CV for veterinary use.
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  • RECOMBITEK C6/CV Indications
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Manufacturer: Merial

Canine Distemper-Adenovirus Type 2-Coronavirus-Parainfluenza-Parvovirus Vaccine

Modified Live Virus, Live Canarypox Vector, Leptospira Canicola-Icterohaemorrhagiae Bacterin



DESCRIPTION: RECOMBITEK® C6/CV contains a lyophilized suspension of a recombinant canarypox vector expressing the HA and F glycoproteins of canine distemper virus; modified live adenovirus type 2, parainfluenza virus, parvovirus, and coronavirus; and a liquid suspension of L. canicola and L. icterohaemorrhagiae. Safety and immunogenicity of this product have been demonstrated by vaccination and challenge tests in susceptible dogs.

INDICATIONS: RECOMBITEK® C6/CV is recommended for the vaccination of healthy dogs 6 weeks of age and older for prevention of disease due to canine distemper virus, canine parvovirus, canine coronavirus, canine adenovirus type 1 (canine hepatitis), canine adenovirus type 2 (canine respiratory disease complex), canine parainfluenza virus, and the bacteria L. canicola and L. icterohaemorrhagiae.

DOSAGE: Reconstitute the lyophilized vaccine with accompanying liquid diluent and aseptically inject 1 mL (1 dose) subcutaneously or intramuscularly into healthy dogs. For primary vaccination, revaccinate with a second 1 mL dose 2 to 3 weeks later. Dogs younger than 12 weeks of age should be revaccinated with a single 1 mL dose every 2 to 3 weeks, the last dose given at or over 12 weeks of age. Revaccinate annually with a single 1 mL dose.

PRECAUTIONS: Store at 2-7°C (35-45°F). Do not freeze. Use immediately after reconstitution. Do not use chemicals to sterilize syringes and needles. Burn container and all unused contents. Contains gentamicin as a preservative. It is generally recommended to avoid vaccination of pregnant dogs. In rare instances, administration of vaccines may cause lethargy, fever, and inflammatory or hypersensitivity types of reactions. Transient lethargy, as well as pain and swelling at the site of injection, may occur following use of this product. Treatment may include antihistamines, anti-inflammatories, and/or epinephrine, as directed by a veterinarian.


For Veterinary Use Only.

RECOMBITEK is a registered trademark of MERIAL.

Manufactured By MERIAL INC., Athens, GA 30601 USA

U.S. Vet. Lic. No. 298

1-888-Merial-1 (1-888-637-4251)

Distributed in Canada By MERIAL CANADA, INC., Baie d’Urfé, Qc, H9X 4B6



Prod. No.


25 Doses

25 x 1 Dose, Lyophilized

25 x 1 Dose (1 mL), Liquid



NAC No.: 11110654

Merial is now part of Boehringer Ingelheim

Telephone:   888-637-4251
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the RECOMBITEK C6/CV information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the US product label or package insert.

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