When is calcium borgluconate used? Instructions for use for animals with various diseases
In situations where the use of an effective agent for reducing inflammation is required, calcium borgluconate is used. Instructions for use for animals of this drug is simple. Under all conditions with its introduction, each person will cope.
General information about the preparation
In the package comes with a bottle of calcium calcium borgluconate instructions for use for animals. Sterile containers can contain from 100 to 500 ml of the drug. The bottle is made of neutral glass. It is hermetically sealed with a rubber stopper, which is covered with an aluminum cap.
Calcium solution borgluconate is a clear liquid, which can be colorless or light yellow.
The medicine is stored for 2 years from the date it was manufactured. Like other veterinary drugs, it is prohibited to use it after the expiry date has expired. Storage conditions require a temperature of 5-25 ° C and a dark place.
Accessibility and wide application is provided by the cost of calcium borgluconate, the price of which does not exceed 60 rubles.
The composition of this drug includes:
The medicine is injected into the vein or subcutaneously. It is quickly absorbed from the injection site and spread throughout the body of the animal.
Pharmacological action of the drug
Borgluconate calcium for dogs and other animals is intended to have such an effect:
- increase the level of ionized calcium in the blood of the animal;
- have anti-inflammatory and antitoxic effects;
- strengthen the contraction of the heart muscle;
- stimulate the metabolism of the animal;
- have a desensitizing effect.
Situations where a remedy is prescribed
Like any veterinary drug, it should be administered as directed by a doctor. So, calcium borgluconate is prescribed for the following diseases:
- postpartum paresis and post-birth birth delay;
- prenatal and postnatal;
- allergy in the form of urticaria or serum sickness;
- liver damage by toxins;
- poisoning with magnesium salt;
- spasmophilia, osteomalacia, eclampsia, tetany and rickets;
- state of shock or anxiety in transit.
Dosage of the drug
As prescribed calcium borgluconate instructions for use for animals, the medicine should be heated to body temperature, that is, about 37 ° C. Then it must be injected under the skin or into a vein in a dosage calculated from the rate of 1/2 ml per 1 kg of body weight of the individual. If subcutaneous injection is carried out, then the drug is administered parts in different places. The medicine is used once. If necessary, the injection is repeated every other day.
The maximum dose of the drug, which can be administered once, is given in the table.
The maximum single dose of the drug
In each specific case, the dose is calculated individually, based on the body weight of the individual, the stage of the disease and the presence of complications.
Side effects of calcium borgluconate and possible contraindications
If you administer the drug in doses that do not exceed the maximum allowable, then it does not cause complications and side effects are absent. In exceptional cases there is a slowing of the pulse in the animal, vomiting and diarrhea occur. The described effects most often occur with an overdose. However, all these phenomena quickly pass without outside interference.
It is not recommended to inject the drug into a vein very quickly. As this leads to ventricular fibrillation of the heart of the animal.
When using a calcium borgluconate drug, the instructions for use for animals prohibit its administration by intramuscular injection. In such a situation, the risk of tissue necrosis is high.
The only contraindication is the hypercalcemia of the individual.
Personal safety with the introduction of the drug and the availability of analogues
To ensure that when the drug is administered, the animal does not experience complications that are not related to the underlying disease, personal hygiene measures must be followed. It is also necessary to adhere to the safety rules when working with veterinary drugs.
The used vial from the medicine is forbidden to be used for food purposes.
Keep the package with the drug in a place inaccessible to small children.
Drugs similar to borgluconate calcium are not produced.