vetalog inj for dogs
Vetalog Inj For Dogs comes with Triamcinolone acetonide as an active ingredient. Provides fast relief from pain, inflammation, and allergic signs in dogs and cats. It is an intermediate-acting glucocorticoid and 4 – 10 times more potent than hydrocortisone. Intramuscular injection duration of activity may persist up to 6 weeks.
Class: Steroid / Glucocorticoid
Indication / Uses of Vetalog Injectable 25ml:
Tenosynovitis and related disorders
Dermatological Disorders including pruritus
Allergic reactions and dermatoses
Pregnancy toxemia in ewes/sheep
Dogs and Cats: The dose is a single injection of 0.05 mg to 0.1 mg triamcinolone acetonide per pound of body weight in inflammatory or allergic disorders and 0.1 mg per pound of body weight in dermatologic disorders. Remission of symptoms, if not permanent, usually lasts 7 to 15 days. After this time, if symptoms recur, the dose may be repeated or oral corticosteroid therapy may be instituted.
Vetalog Injectable Horses: The dose is 0.01 mg to 0.02 mg triamcinoloneacetonide per pound of body weight as a single injection; the usual range is 12 mg
Dosage And Administration
- Intramuscular or subcutaneous: For dogs and cats, the dose is a single injection of 0.05 mg to 0.1 mg triamcinolone acetonide per pound of body weight in inflammatory or allergic disorders and 0.1 mg per pound of body weight in dermatologic disorders. For horses, the dose is 0.01 mg to 0.02 mg triamcinolone acetonide per pound of body weight as a single injection; the usual range is 12 mg to 20 mg.
- Intralesional: For dogs and cats, the usual intralesional dosage is 1.2 mg to 1.8 mg triamcinolone acetonide. Injections should be circumscrib around the lesion in various sites to insure adequate distribution of the dose. Injections should be space 0.5 cm to 2.5 cm apart, depending on the size of the lesion.
- Intra-articular and intrasynovial: For dogs, cats and horses, the dose is dependent on the size of the joint to be treat and on the severity of symptoms. A single injection of 1 mg to 3 mg triamcinolone acetonide for cats and dogs and 6 mg to 18 mg for horses is recommend.
Vetalog Parenteral is available for veterinary use as a sterile suspension in vials providing 2 mg or 6 mg triamcinolone acetonide per mL with 0.9% (w/v) benzyl alcohol as a preservative, sodium chloride for isotonicity, 0.75% carboxymethylcellulose sodium and 0.04% polysorbate 80. Sodium hydroxide or hydrochloric acid may have been add to adjust the pH. At the time of manufacture, the air in the container is replace by nitrogen.