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Astemic



FORMULA

Each 100 ml contains:

• Chlorpheniramine maleate1.5 g
• Excipients q.s.ad100 ml

Indications

Astemic is a fast-acting antihistamine, H1 receptor antagonist. It is indicated to block or counteract the effects of an excessive liberation of histamine in the body, as a response to allergic and/or anaphylactic reactions; allergies, swellings, eczemas, photosensitisation, acute laminitis, tympanism and ruminal atony, post-delivery mammary oedema and infectious processes in general. It is also recommended for insect or snake bites; reactions to vaccination (better results are obtained in this case if product is administered prior to vaccination); blood transfusions; to alleviate itches and skin allergies, etc.

Animal species

Ruminants, pigs and equines

Route of administration

Subcutaneous, intramuscular or intravenous injection.

Dosage

*1 ml per 100 kg weight, twice a day until the remission of symptoms or until the professional in charge so indicate (0.4 to 0.5 mg/Kg live weight/day).

Precautions

It may cause: depression of the CNS (Central Nervous System), (lethargy, drowsiness); collateral effects in the gastro-intestinal system (diarrhoea, vomit, anorexia); anti cholinergic action (dryness of the mouth, urinary retention). Its use is contraindicated in patients hypersensitive to this kind of antihistamine or to this drug in particular.
It should be used cautiously in patients suffering from glaucoma, prostate hypertrophy, hyperthyroidism, cardiovascular diseases or hypertension and diabetes.
Special care should be taken when administered together with other CNS depressors.

Conservation

Keep out of the reach of children and domestic animals. Never reuse empty containers, once used, destroy remainder and containers safely, according to the national regulations for veterinary products.

Store in a fresh and dry place; away from sunlight, between 4 and 30°C preferably.

Veterinary use

Presentations: 50 ml and 100 ml.