Each ml contains 50 mg flunixin meglumine
Flunixin is a very potent inhibitor of cyclooxigenase and like other NSAIDs; it exhibits analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic activity. Flunixin does not appreciably alter GI motility in horses and may improve hemodynamics in animals with septic shock.
This drug is rapidly absorbed and peak serum levels in 30 minutes. The onset of action is generally within 2 hours, peak response occurs between 12-16 hours and the duration of action lasts up to 36 hours. Serum half-lives have been determined in horses ≈ 1.6 hours, dogs ≈ 3.7 hours, cattle ≈ 8.1 hours. Flunixin is detectible in equine urine for at least 48 hrs. after a dose.
Cattle, Horses and Dogs
Flunixin Meglumine is used as a non narcotic analgesic, anti-inflammatory and anti-pyretic.
It is indicated for alleviation of inflammation and pain associated with musculo-skeletal disorders and supportive treatment of shock, respiratory and gastrointestinal inflammation in horses, cattle and dogs. It is also recommended for the alleviation of visceral pain associated with colic in horses.
Administration & Dosage:
Horses: 1.1 mg / kg BW, IV or IM once daily for up to 5 days. For colic cases, use IV route and may redose when necessary
Cattle: 1.1-2.2 mg / kg BW, slow IV or IM once a day for 5 days
Dogs: 0.5 – 2.2 mg/kg BW, IM or IV one time only
Contraindications and Warnings:
It is suggested that flunixin be used cautiously in animals with preexisting GI ulcers, renal, hepatic or hematologic diseases.
Do not inject intra-arterially, although may cause adverse reactions like ataxia, incardination, hyperventilation, hysteria and muscle weakness.
Meat: 7 days.
Milk: 36 hours
Keep in a cool place. Protect from direct sunlight.
Keep out of reach and sight of children.
50 ml transparent glass vials
Product License Number from IVO: 79-44-S
For Veterinary Use Only