Flunixvet

 

Each 1 ml contains:

Flunixin (as Flunixin meglumine)  50 mg

Horses:

Alleviation of inflammation and pain associated with muscloskeletal disorders, and alleviation of visceral pain associate with colic.

 

Cattle:

Control of pyrexia associated with bovine respiratory disease, endotoxemia and bovine mastitis, as well as control of inflammation in endotoxemia.

Horse:

The recommended dose for musculoskeletal disorders is 1.1 mg per kg bodyweight (1 ml/ 45 kg bodyweight), once daily.

Treatment may be given intravenous or intramuscular injection and repeated for up to 5 days.

 

The recommended dose for alleviation of pain associated with equine colic is   1.1 mg per kg bodyweight (1 ml/ 45 kg bodyweight).

Intravenous administration is recommended for prompt relief. Treatment may be repeated when signs of colic recur.

 

Cattle:

The recommended dose for the control of pyrexia associated with bovine respiratory disease and endotoxemia is 1.1 mg/ kg to 2.2 mg/ kg bodyweight     (1 to 2 ml per 45 kg bodyweight) given by slow intravenous administration either once a day as a single dose or divided into two doses at 12 hour intervals for up to 3 days. The total daily dose should not exceed 2.2 mg/ kg bodyweight.

Avoid rapid intravenous administration of the drug.

 

The recommended dose rate for acute bovine mastitis is 2.2 mg/ kg bodyweight (2 ml/ 45 kg bodyweight) given once by intravenous administration.

-  Intra-arterial injection should be avoided. Horses inadvertently injected intra-arterially can show adverse reactions. Signs can be ataxia, incoordination, hyperventilation, hysteria and muscle weakness. Signs are transient and disappear without antidotal medication within a few minutes.

-  Do not use in animals showing hypersensitivity to flunixin meglumine.

-  Use judiciously when renal impairment or gastric ulceration are suspected.

-  Do not administer other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs concurrently or within 24 hours.

-  Do not use in animals less than 6 weeks of age or in aged animals.

 

-  Cattle must not be slaughtered for human consumption within 4 days of the last treatment.

-  Milk that has been taken during treatment and for 36 hours after the last treatment must not be used for food.

-  Not for use in dry dairy cows.

-  Do not use in calves to be processed for veal.

-   Not for use in horses intended for food.

Store in dry dark place at temperature below 30oC, don't refrigerate.