Irondex Injection

Composition:
Per ml contains
 Iron Dextran USP 100 mg
 Cyanocobalamin BP 100 mcg

Description:
 Iron-deficiency is the most frequent cause of anemia especially in new born animals. Vitamin B12 is a carrier of cobalt. A deficiency of this vitamin can lead to a decrease of the production of erythrocytes.

Indications:
 Irondex will be administered in cases of prevention and treatment of anemias caused by lack of iron in piglets and calves.

Contra-Indications:
 Vitamin E deficiency.

Dosage and Administration:
 For subcutaneous or intramuscular administration
 Piglets: 2 ml intramuscular (rumpmuscle), 2 – 4 days after birth, if necessary repeat after 10 days.
 Calves: 4 -8 ml subcutaneous (neck), during the first week after birth.

Side Effect:
 Pain and inflammation reactions, abscesses at the injection site, sudden death, intramuscular iron injections can lead to persistent colourization of the muscle tissue.

Withdrawal Times:
 None

Storage Conditions:
 Store below 25˚C
 Do not freeze

Packing:
 Vial of 10ml, 50 ml and 100 ml.