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Uni-MedThis treatment applies to the following species:
Sterile Methylprednisolone Acetate Suspension
Active Ingredient(s): Each mL contains:
Dogs: For use as an aid in the treatment of osteo-arthritis and generalized arthritic conditions, as well as certain allergic conditions, including allergic dermatitis.
Horses: For use as an aid in the treatment of certain localized and generalized arthritic conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteo-arthritis, synovitis, myositis and bursitis.
Dosage and AdministrationDogs: Intramuscular Injection:
20 mg a week
40 mg a week
120 mg a week
Intrasynovial Injection: 20 mg for large synovial spaces, following suitable aseptic preparation of the injection site.
Horses: Intramuscular Injection: 20 mg as an initial dose. For maintenance therapy, the initial dose should be reduced gradually until an effective maintenance dosage regimen has been established.
Intrasynovial Injection: The average initial dose for a large synovial space in horses is 120 mg with a range of from 40 mg to 240 mg. Smaller spaces will require a correspondingly smaller dose.
Precaution(s): Store at room temperature. Protect from freezing.
Caution(s): As with other corticosteroids, methylprednisolone may mask the signs of infection. Should infection occur, it must be brought under control by the use of appropriate antibacterial measures, or administration of methylprednisolone should be discontinued. In addition, prolonged use of the preparation, as with other corticoids is discouraged.
Presentation: 5 mL vials.
NAC No.: 12290260
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