Ketofen Injectable 100mg x 100ml

Ketofen Injectable 100mg x 100ml

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DESCRIPTION Ketoprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent of the propionic acid class that includes ibuprofen, naproxen and fenoprofen. Each mL of KETOFEN (ketoprofen) contains 100 mg of ketoprofen in an aqueous formulation containing: L-Arginine, 70 mg; citric acid (to adjust pH); benzyl alcohol, 0.025 g (as preservative). It is packaged in a multiple dose bottle. PHARMACOLOGY KETOFEN is a non-narcotic, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent with analgesic and antipyretic properties. TOXICITY Horses were found to tolerate ketoprofen given intravenously at dosages of 0, 1, 3 and 5 mg/lb once daily for 15 consecutive days (up to five times the recommended dosage for three times the usual duration) with no evidence of toxic effects. In clinical studies, intravenous injection of 1 mg/lb/day for five days resulted in no injection site irritation or other side effects. At 15-fold overdose (15 mg/lb/day) for five days one of two horses developed severe laminitis, but no gross lesions or histologic changes were observed. The toxic effects observed in the horses given a 25-fold overdose (25 mg/lb/day) for five days included inappetence, depression, icterus, abdominal swelling and postmortem findings of gastritis, nephritis and hepatitis. INDICATION KETOFEN (R) (ketoprofen) is recommended for the alleviation of inflammation and pain associated with musculoskeletal disorders in the horse. ADMINISTRATION AND DOSAGE The recommended dosage is 1 mg/lb (1 mL/100 lbs) of body weight once daily. Treatment is administered by intravenous injection and may be repeated for up to five days. Onset of activity is within two hours with peak response by 12 hours. CONTRAINDICATIONS There are no known contraindications to this drug when used as directed. Intra-arterial injection should be

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