predef 2x 100ml Sterile Aqueous Suspension is indicated for glucocorticoid, anti-inflammatory or supportive therapy to cattle suffering from conditions such as overwhelming infections with severe toxicity bovine ketosis musculoskeletal conditions shock parturient paresis (supportive stress therapy for milk fever
Uses of Predef 2x
For glucocorticoid, anti-inflammatory or supportive therapy in conditions such as overwhelming infections with sever toxicity, bovine ketosis, musculoskeletal conditions, allergic and acute hypersensitivity reactions, shock and supportive stress therapy for milk fever. predef 2x 100ml
Key Features of Predef 2x
Long-lasting: 48-hour gluconeogenic activity Increases glucose levels quickly, with levels returning to normal within eight to 24 hours. Intramuscular (IM) dose is 10 to 20 mg, repeated in 12 to 24 hours if needed. The product to reach for when glucocorticoid therapy is indicated in the management of stress and bovine ketosis. The only corticosteroid approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use exclusively in large animals, including lactating cattle No milk withholding required; seven-day pre-slaughter withdrawal
Dosing & Administration for predef 2x
Predef 2X is administered by deep intramuscular injection for systemic effect, or into joint cavity, tendon sheath or bursa for local effect. The usual intramuscular dose for cattle is 10 to 20 mg, according to the size of the animal and severity of the condition. The dose may be repeated in 12 to 24 hours if indicated.
As a result of its gluconeogenic and glycogen disposition activity, Predef 2X is an effective and valuable treatment for the endocrine and metabolic imbalance of primary bovine ketosis. Ketosis studies have demonstrated that relatively high initial doses of corticoids produce a more prompt recovery with a lower incidence of relapse than when relatively low doses are used, even when these are repeated.
Response of ketosis to therapy parallels that derived with prednisolone. Predef 2X is 10 times more glucogenic than prednisolone. Thus, 10 mg of isoflupredone acetate therapeutically equals 100 mg of prednisolone.
In animals with overwhelmingly severe infections for which specific antibacterial therapy is available (e.g., critical pneumonia, peritonitis, endometritis, septic mastitis), herapy may be used as supportive therapy. therapy in the presence of infection should be administered in the shortest possible time compatible with maintenance of an adequate