B.V.P. MEGACAL-M INJECTION

Megacal-M-large(B.V.P. CALCIUM 50 PLUS INJECTION) FOR CATTLE

PRESENTATION:

A clear, colourless to pale yellow, sterile injectable solution containing calcium borogluconate and magnesium hypophosphite equivalent to 4.6% w/v calcium, 2% w/v phosphorus, and 0.8% w/v magnesium.

USES:

The product is recommended for the treatment of cattle in the following conditions when complicated by magnesium and phosphorus deficiency:

  • Paresis caused by hypocalcaemia before, during and after birth, or during lactation.
  • Downer cow syndrome (including during pregnancy) caused by deficiency diseases or internal secretory dysfunction.

 DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:   

Administer by subcutaneous or slow intravenous injection, using aseptic technique. The actual dose will depend upon the clinical condition of the animal, and the amount to use is left to the expertise of the Veterinary Surgeon who may direct accordingly. As a guide it is suggested that a dose of 100 ml / 500 kg is given slowly intravenously, followed by 100 ml / 500 kg subcutaneously.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS, WARNINGS, ETC:

  • Administer with care particularly where concurrent toxaemia exists.
  • The solution should be warmed to body temperature before use.
  • Intravenous injections should be carried out slowly and stopped at once if untoward symptoms occur.
  • When administered subcutaneously massage the injection site.
  • Avoid the introduction of contamination during use.

WITHDRAWAL PERIODS:    

  • Milk: NIL
  • Meat: NIL

PHARMACEUTICAL PRECAUTIONS:

  • KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
  • FOR ANIMAL TREATMENT ONLY.
  • Protect from light at a temperature not exceeding 25 degrees Centigrade.
  • This product does not contain a preservative.
  • Discard any unused solution.
  • Should any apparent growth or discolouration occur the product should be discarded.

PACKAGE QUANTITIES:

100 ml clear glass vial.