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Uni-Dex (Canada)

This page contains information on Uni-Dex for veterinary use.
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  • Uni-Dex Indications
  • Warnings and cautions for Uni-Dex
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This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Univet

Dexamethazone Sodium Phosphate Injection

DIN: 00702935

Active Ingredient(s): UNI-DEX is a sterile aqueous solution of dexamethasone 21 disodium phosphate, containing 5 mg/mL.

Uni-Dex Indications

UNI-DEX is an anti-inflammatory and gluconeogenic steroid used to treat arthritis and associated painful conditions and reduce swelling in horses.

Cattle: Indications include ketosis, arthritic conditions, rattlesnake bite, and as supportive therapy in milk fever, acute mastitis, metritis, shipping fever, pneumonia, and founder.

Dosage and Administration

For intramuscular or intravenous injection.

Horses: 2 to 4 mL per 454 kg of body weight as a single dose. The recommended dosage before strenuous activity is 2 mL. This may be repeated in three (3) to five (5) days if the response is satisfactory.

Cattle: 2 to 4 mL per 454 kg of body weight as an initial dose followed by a second injection of 2 to 4 mL the following day.

Precaution(s): Store at room temperature.

Warning(s): Prolonged treatment with UNI-DEX may result in suppression of the adrenal cortex of the animal. In prolonged treatment cases A.C.T.H. should be administered once a week to help prevent adrenal suppression.

This product is not to be used in food producing animals.

Presentation: 50 mL multi-dose vials.

NAC No.: 12290240

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