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Anivit B12 250mcg Injection

  • 50ml Bottle £11.04

Description

Anivit B12 250mcg injection is used for deficiencies in vitamin B12 primarily in foals, sheep and cattle. It is able to rapidly boost blood levels of this important vitamin, and is sometimes used as a non-specific boost for lack of thrift.

1. NAME OF VETERINARY MEDICINAL PRODUCT

Anivit B12 Solution for Injection 250mcg/ml

2. QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE COMPOSITION

Active ingredient - %w/v

Cyanocobalamin - 0.025

Other ingredients

Phenol (Preservative) - 0.500

For a full list of excipients, see section 6.1.

3. PHARMACEUTICAL FORM

Solution for injection.

A clear, red, sterile solution for injection.

4. CLINICAL PARTICULARS

4.1 Target species

Sheep, foals and calves.

4.2 Indications for use, specifying the target species

As an aid in raising Vitamin B12 levels in sheep, foals and calves. For use in the treatment of Vitamin B12 deficiency, and for poor growth rates and general unthriftiness in young animals when associated with the above deficiency.

4.3 Contra-indications

Do not give by the intravenous route.

4.4 Special warnings for each target species

None known.

4.5 Special precautions for use

i.Special precautions for use in animals

Take adequate measures to maintain sterility. Observe normal aseptic precautions.

ii.Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the veterinary medicinal product toanimals

Care should be taken to avoid accidental self-injection. If accidental self-injection occurs, seek medical advice immediately. In case of accidental ingestion, seek medical advice immediately. In case of spillage onto the skin or eyes, wash the affected area immediately with clean running water. Seek medical attention if irritation persists.

4.6 Adverse reactions (frequency and seriousness)

None known.

4.7 Use during pregnancy, lactation or lay

Not contra-indicated in pregnant or lactating animals.

4.8 Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction

None known.

4.9 Amounts to be administered and administration route

Sheep 1-3 ml

Foals and calves 2-4 ml

By intra-muscular or subcutaneous injection.

Repeat in 7 days if required.

Following treatment, the vitamin B12 status of herbivores should be maintained by dietarysupplementation with cobalt.

4.10 Overdose (symptoms, emergency procedures, antidotes), if necessary

Overdosage is unlikely.

4.11 Withdrawal periods

Cattle– Meat: Zero days Milk: Zero hours

Sheep– Meat: Zero days Milk: Zero hours

Horses– Meat:Zero days

5. PHARMACOLOGICAL PARTICULARS

Pharmacotherapeutic group: Cyanocobalamin

ATC Vet Code: QB03BA01

5.1 Pharmacodynamic properties

B vitamins are not stored in the body to any great extent.

5.2Pharmacokinetic properties

The metabolism of cyanocobalamin is complex and is associated closely with that of folic acid and of ascorbic acid. It is important for maintenance of normal haemopoiesis, protection of the liver,maintenance of muscle tissue, healthy skin, brain and pancreatic metabolism.

6. PHARMACEUTICAL PARTICULARS

6.1 List of excipients

Phenol

Sodium acid phosphate dihydrate

Sodium chloride

Water for injections

6.2 Incompatibilities

None.

6.3 Shelf life

Shelf life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 2 years

Shelf life after first opening the immediate packaging: 28 days.

6.4 Special precautions for storage

Do not store above 25°C.

Protect from light.

6.5 Nature and contents of immediate packaging

Amber glass vial fitted with a red pharmaceutical grade rubber multidose plug and an aluminium seal, containing 50 ml sterile injection for parenteral administration.

6.6 Special precautions for the disposal of unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from the use of such products, if appropriate

Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.

7. MARKETING AUTHORISATION HOLDER

Dechra Limited

Staffordshire

8. MARKETING AUTHORISATION NUMBER

Vm10434/4067

9. DATE OF FIRST AUTHORISATION/RENEWAL OF THE AUTHORISATION

Date of first authorisation: 27/10/1999

Date of renewal of the authorisation: 27/10/2004

10. DATE OF ANY REVISION OF THE TEXT

February 2010

DISTRIBUTED BY

Animalcare Ltd

10 Great North Way

York Business Park

Nether Poppleton

York

YO26 6RB

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12th Jan 2016
Sean Logan
  • VioVet Customer Since: January 2016
  • From: Lancashire, United Kingdom

Is this fit for human use?

John Cousins
  • Veterinary Surgeon

This is a veterinary licensed product and we cannot supply it for human use. (It is probably made to the same pharmaceutical standards as human products but that is not the point.)