Dexa-Ject 2 mg/ml Solution for Injection for Cattle, Horses, Pigs, Dogs & Cats, containing 2mg/ml dexamethasone, is an anti-inflammatory solution for injection for cattle, horses, pigs, dogs and cats.
Response to long-term therapy should be monitored by a veterinarian at regular intervals. There is
reported that the use of corticosteroids in horses can induce laminitis. That is why horses with
such preparations are treated to be monitored regularly throughout the treatment period.
Due to the pharmacological properties of the active ingredient, special care should be taken when
product is used in animals with a weakened immune system.
Except in cases of acetonemia and induction of parturition, administration of corticosteroids mainly induces a
improvement of clinical symptoms rather than cure. The underlying disease should be further investigated.
When treating groups of animals, the use of a suction needle is recommended to avoid excessive puncturing
to prevent the stop. The maximum number of punctures should be limited to 50 times.
Dexa-ject is used treatment of inflammatory or allergic conditions;
induction of parturition;
treatment of primary ketosis (acetonemia).
Pig, horse, dog, cat:
Dexa-ject is used for treatment of inflammatory or allergic conditions.
Bottle 50 ml
Bottle 100 ml
Solution for injection
Treatment of inflammatory or allergic conditions:
Cattle, pig, horse:
0.06 mg dexamethasone per kg body weight (corresponding to 1.5 ml product per 50 kg
Dog and Cat:
0.1 mg dexamethasone per kg body weight (corresponding to 0.5 ml product per 10 kg
In dogs and cats, the dose of Dexa-ject can be repeated at intervals of 24 – 48 hours if necessary.
Injection sites should be alternated.
However, the final dose to be used should be determined based on the severity of the symptoms
and the length of time they have been present.
Treatment of primary ketosis (acetonemia):
0.02 to 0.04 mg dexamethasone per kg body weight (corresponding to 5 – 10 ml product per 500 kg
Depending on the size of the cow and the duration of symptoms. Dexa-ject should be noted that
Channel Island varieties should not be overdosed. Higher doses are needed if symptoms have been present for some time or if animals are being treated with relapse.
Induction of parturition – to avoid oversized fetus and mammary oedema:
One time 0.04 mg dexamethasone per kg body weight (equivalent to 10 ml per cow), after day 260
of the pregnancy.
The delivery will normally take place within 48 – 72 hours.
When measuring small volumes of less than 1 ml, a suitable graduated syringe should be used
are used. This is to ensure accurate administration of the correct dose.