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B.V.P. CALCIUM 20 PLUS INJECTION
FOR SHEEP AND PIGS

 

PRESENTATION:
A clear, colourless to pale yellow, sterile, aqueous, injectable solution containing calcium borogluconate and magnesium hypophosphite equivalent to Calcium 1.5% w/v, Phosphorus 0.7% w/v, and Magnesium 0.28% w/v.  Chlorocresol BP is present as preservative at 0.1% w/v.     
 
USES:
The product is recommended for the treatment of hypocalcaemia in sheep and pigs before, during, and after birth, or during lactation, when complicated by magnesium and phosphorus deficiency.    
 
 
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:   
Administer by subcutaneous or slow intravenous injection, using aseptic technique.
The actual dose will depend upon the clinical condition of the animal, and the amount to use is left to the expertise of the Veterinary Surgeon who may direct accordingly.
As a guide it is suggested that a dose of up to 50 ml may be used in sheep and pigs. 
 
 
CONTRA-INDICATIONS, WARNINGS, ETC:
·       Administer with care particularly where concurrent toxaemia exists.
·       The solution should be warmed to body temperature before use.
·       Intravenous injections should be carried out slowly and stopped at once if untoward symptoms occur.
·       When administered subcutaneously massage the injection site.
·       Avoid the introduction of contamination during use.
 
WITHDRAWAL PERIODS:              
·       Milk: NIL
·       Meat: NIL
 
 
PHARMACEUTICAL PRECAUTIONS: 
·       KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
·       FOR ANIMAL TREATMENT ONLY.
·       Protect from light.
·       Store at a temperature not exceeding 25 degrees Centigrade.
·       Discard any part-used suspension remaining after 28 days.
 
 
PACKAGE QUANTITIES:     400 ml plastic vial.


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