DEXASONE Profile



Product

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DEXASONE
Company
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited
Group
Allopathic
Subgroup
Other Specialties
Main Combination
Dexamethasone Sodium
Storage
Room Temparature
Type
Injection  
Packing
Packing
Mrp
Tax
5ml   
Rs 17.63   
+ inc.tax   
Indication
* Ketosis
* inflammation of respiratory track
* Local inflammatory conditions
* Arthritis
* Surgical shock, anaphylactic shock,trumatic shock,severe shock of hemorrhage surgical and septic shock
* Pregnancy toxemia
* As an aid in inducing parturition and acute mastitis.
Composition
Each ml contains :
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate B.P. (Vet)  : 4.4mg
equivalent to Dexamethasone phosphate  : 4 mg
equivalent  to Dexamenthasone   :  3.34 mg
Methylparaben I.P    : 0.15% w/v
Propylparaben I.P.   : 0.02% w/v
(As preservatives)
Water for injection  I.P.    : q.s.
Corticosteroid
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate
Dosage
Canine:
Dog and cat : 0.5-2 mg daily by I/M or I/V route
Sheep
Calf,pig,sheep and  goat : 2to 4 mg daily by I/M or slow I/V route
Poultry
N/A
Large Animals
Cattle, Buffalo and Horse ; 4-20 mg daily by I/M or slow I/V route.
Others
N/A
Administration
N/A
Advantages
N/A
Precautions
Any infectious syndrome calls for simultaneous administration of an antibiltic (AMPICILLIN  inj., SYNKRON inj., Gentamicin inj., Enrotreat inj., etc.)
Gradual withdrawal of Dexasone is advised after an adequate maintenance dose is reached.
Dexasone may also be injected locally in traumatic arthritis, osteoarthritis and soft tissue lesions under strict aseptic condition.
Contraindications :
Advanced stage of pregnancy, Johneis disease, diabetes mellitus, cardiac insufficiency, deep corneal ulceration and systemic fungal infections.
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