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NADA Number: 006-281

Proprietary Name Intragel
Sponsor Fort Dodge Animal Health, Division of Wyeth
Sponsor Address 800 Fifth Street NW
Fort Dodge, IA    50501
USA
Ingredients Gelatin
Sodium Chloride
Species Horse, no use class stated or implied
Small animals
Animals
Cattle, no use class stated or implied
Sheep, no use class stated or implied
Routes of Administration Per Os
Dose Form Liquid (solution)
Drug Form Liquid (solution)
Dispensing Status RX
Dosage Amount,
Indications
& Limitations

522.1020 Gelatin solution.

Specifications: It is sterile and each 100 cubic centimeters contains 8 grams of gelatin in an 0.85 percent sodium chloride solution.

Conditions of use:

Animals

Amount: The exact dosage to be administered must be determined after evaluating the animal's condition and will vary according to the size of the animal and the degree of shock. A suggested dosage range for small animals such as dogs is 4 to 8 cubic centimeters per pound body weight. The suggested dosage range for large animals such as sheep, calves, cows, or horses is 2 to 4 cubic centimeters per pound of body weight. It is administered intravenously at a rate of 10 cubic centimeters per minute in small animals and 20 to 30 cubic centimeters per minute in large animals. The solution is administered aseptically and must be between 50 to 70 degress F when injected.

Indications: It is used to restore circulatory volume and maintain blood pressure in animals being treated for shock.

Limitations: A few animals will exhibit signs of allergic reaction. This solution can cause transient reversible nephrosis. This product is not intended to replace whole blood in cases of anemia and should be used in the presence of renal dysfunction. Unused portions remaining in bottles should be discarded. For use only by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.


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