Horses: relief of inflammatory lesions of the musculoskeletal system. Visceral pain associated with colic.
Administration and dosage:
Administration route EV, IM. In case of IM administration, divide the dose in 2 points. Horses: The recommended dose for musculoskeletal disorders is 1.1 mg / kg bw which is equivalent to 1 ml (50 mg of flunixin) every 45 kg bw by IM or IV route, once a day and can be repeated until no more than 5 consecutive days. The maximum response occurs between 12 and 16 hours and the duration is 24-36 hours.
The recommended dose for pain relief associated with equine colic is 1 ml every 45 kg bw. EV administration is recommended for rapid pain relief in less than 15 minutes in many cases. Treatment can be repeated when colic symptoms reappear.
Cattle: 1.1 to 2.2 mg / kg bw (1.1 to 2.2 ml each 50 kg bw)
Calves: 2 to 3 ml as a single dose.
Canines: between 1.1 to 2.0 mg / kg bw (from 0.22 – 0.4 ml every 10 kg bw).
DO NOT EXCEED THE INDICATED DOSES.
Intra-arterial injection should be avoided. Horses accidentally injected by this route can present adverse reactions such as ataxia, incoordination, hyperventilation, hysteria and muscle tremors. The symptoms are transient and disappear without any medication after a few minutes. In case of accidental poisoning, stop treatment and start supportive therapy.
Do not use in pregnant females or lactating cows, or in animals allergic or sensitive to FLUNIXIN MEGLUMINE.
Do not use in cases of severe kidney or liver damage or in animals with lesions of the gastrointestinal mucosa caused by endoparasites. Do not use in colic caused by ileus and associated with dehydration. Do not apply to equines in training in the 8 days prior to the race. Do not apply to equines intended for human consumption.
Do not administer to canines under 3 months of age.
Prolonged use should be avoided in weakened canines or when other anti-inflammatory therapy is being administered.
Restriction periods for human consumption of treated animals: bovines: 7 days pre-slaughter and 5 days pre-milking.