Cortamethasone is a powerful anti-inflammatory containing dexamethasone. Its an excellent product for racing events. Cortamethasone acts on many systems of the animal and the result is a remarkable increase in the performance.
Dexamethasone 1 mg
Benzyl alcohol (E1519) …. 10 mg
Excipient QSP 1 ml
Target species: Equine, Camel, cattle, goats, pigs, dogs and cats.
Indications for use, specifying the target species
In horses, cattle, goats, pigs, dogs and cats:
– Treatment of inflammatory, allergic or shock conditions.
Cortamethasone In cattle and goats:
– Treatment of primary ketosis (acetoneemia, pregnancy toxemia).
– Induction of parturition.
Cortamethasone In the equine:
– Treatment of osteoarticular inflammatory states.
Don´t use cortamethasone in animals suffering from diabetes mellitus, hyperadrenocorticism, renal insufficiency and heart failure or suffering from peptic ulcers.
Don´t use cortamethasone in animals with infectious disease, unless appropriate anti-infectious therapy is administered at the same time.
Cortamethasone Special warnings for each target species
In horses and Camel, dexamethasone should only be used at the beginning of the disease during laminitis.
See section “Use in the event of pregnancy, lactation or laying”.
Dosage and route of administration all species
Intravenous or intramuscular use.
Equine, Camel, cattle, goats, pigs 0.04 to 0.10 mg / kg (4 to 10 ml / 100 kg)
Dogs, cats 0.05 to 0.10 mg / kg (0.5 to 1 ml / 10 kg) Cortamethasone
Dosification & Administration for Race :
For professional application of Cortamethasone not detected, read the article about dexa for race:
For safe application not detected pre-race: 5 ml for 5 days, suspend 2 days before the race
Overdose (symptoms, emergency management, antidotes), if necessary
When using cortamethasone, high doses of corticosteroids may cause somnolence and lethargy in equines.
Meat and offal: 6 days.
Milk: 3 days.
List of excipients:
Benzyl alcohol (E1519)
Water for injections