Dexasone (Dexamethasone) Injectable Solution for Horses & Livestock, 2-mg/mL
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Dexasone (Dexamethasone) Injectable Solution for Horses & Livestock, 2-mg/mL

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Specifications

Dexasone functions similarly to prednisolone, having anti-inflammatory therapeutic action and hormonal and metabolic effects. Dexasone may be used as a supportive therapy in inflammatory conditions such as arthritic conditions, snake bites, acute mastitis, shipping fever, pneumonia, laminitis and retained placenta.The dosage of Dexasone required can be lower than that of prednisone and prednisolone.\n\n**Proudly sourced directly from the manufacturer or their approved distributor. Guaranteed genuine and backed by the manufacturer.**

Item Number 295671
Generic Name Dexamethasone
Common Brand Name(s) Dexasone, Azium
For Use With Dogs, Cats, Horses & Cattle
Administration Form Injection
Product Form Injectable
Health Condition Allergies, Pain, Asthma
Drug Type Anti-inflammatory, Steroid / Corticosteroid

Uses

As supportive therapy, Dexasone may be used in the management of various rheumatic, allergic,dermatologic, and other diseases known to be responsive to anti-inflammatory corticosteroids.Dexasone may be used intravenously as supportive therapy when an immediate hormonal response is required.

Drug & Food Interactions

Before giving Dexamethasone, talk to your veterinarian if the pet is being given any other oral steroid medications, such as prednisone, prednisolone, methylprednisolone or others. Tell your vet if the pet is being given furosemide, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as carprofen, deracoxib or etodolac. Drugs other than those listed may also interact with dexamethasone. Talk to your vet before giving any prescription or over the counter medicines.

Precautions

Animals receiving Dexasone should be under close observation. Because of the anti-inflammatory action of corticosteroids, signs of infection may be masked and it may be necessary to stop treatment until a further diagnosis is made. Overdosage of some glucocorticoids may result in sodium retention, fluid retention, potassium loss, and weight gain.

Ingredients

Each mL contains: Dexamethasone 2 mg, polyethylene glycol 400 500 mg, benzyl alcohol 9 mg, Methylparaben (preservative) 1.8 mg, propylparaben (preservative) 0.2 mg, water for Injection qs, 4.75% alcohol; HCl to adjust pH to approximately 4.9.

Instructions

Recommended Dosage

2.5 to 5 mg intravenously or intramuscularly.

Storage Instructions

Store at controlled room temperature of 68 - 77°F, excursions permitted between 59°F and 86°F.