• Calcium Gluconate Injection 24%

Calcium Gluconate Injection 24%

As an aid in the treatment of hypocalcemic conditions in cattle, horses, sheep, dogs and cats, e.g. milk fever in dairy cows.

Product Description

Product Description

Composition:

Each ml contains:

Calcium gluconate .........................................240mg

Excipients ad.......................................................1ml

Indications:

As an aid in the treatment of hypocalcemic conditions in cattle, horses, sheep, dogs and cats, e.g. milk fever in dairy cows.

Dosage and Administration:

Administer by intravenous, subcutaneous or intraperitoneal injection using proper aseptic techniques. Use intravenously in horses. Warm solution to body temperature prior to use, and inject slowly. Intravenous administration is recommended for treatment of acute conditions.

ADULT ANIMALS:

Cattle and horses: 250-500ml

Sheep: 50-125ml

Dogs and cats: 10-50ml

Dosage may be repeated after several hours if required, or as recommended by your veterinarian. Divide subcutaneous injections over several sites.

Contraindications:

Consult your veterinarian for re-evaluation of diagnosis and therapeutic plan if there is no improvement in 24 hours. Use cautiously in patients receiving digitalis glycosides, or with cardiac or renal disease. This product contains no preservative. Discard any unused portion.

Adverse reactions (frequency and seriousness)

Patients may complain of tingling sensations, a sense of oppression or heat waves and a calcium or chalky taste following the intravenous administration of calcium gluconate.

Rapid intravenous injection of calcium salts may cause vasodilation, decreased blood pressure, bardycardia, cardiac arrhythmias, syncope and cardiac arrest.  Use in digitalized patients may precipitate arrhythmias.

Local necrosis and abscess formation may occur with intramuscular injection. 

Storage:

Store below 25ºC, protect from light.

Chatting