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A clear transparent sterile gel containing 3.45mg/g ketanserin tartrate (equivalent to 2.5mg/g ketanserin).
For use in horses to encourage wound healing and for the prevention of the formation of hypergranulation tissue.
For cutaneous use only.
Remove any foreign bodies, necrotic tissue or pre-existing hypergranulation tissue before treatment is started.
Clean the wound thoroughly with clean warm water and then apply Vulketan, after bleeding has ceased, to the entire surface of the wound and the edges twice daily.
It is recommended to clean the wound with warm water before each treatment to remove the film of gel which forms over the wound. Bandaging of the wound and restraint of the limb are not necessary
Vulketan is sterile until first opened. It is important to keep the tube as clean as possible during use. Vulketan should be applied to the wound using sterile disposable gloves, and neither the tube nor remaining product within it should be allowed to touch the wound area.
Do not use for deep (eg penetrating or puncture wounds) or infected wounds, or immediately following surgery.
For cutaneous use only. Do not apply in the eyes or on mucous membranes
In view of its stimulating effect on the microcirculation, Vulketan should not be applied on fresh wounds until bleeding has stopped.
If exuberant granulation tissue has already developed in older wounds, it should be surgically removed before treatment is started.
Stabled horses with leg wounds may develop oedema, so they should be allowed some outside exercise during treatment.
In order to facilitate twice daily treatment, it is not recommended to bandage the wounds when being treated Vulketan.
Wash the wound with clear warm water prior to each treatment to remove the film of gel which forms over the wound.
Remove any foreign bodies or necrotic tissue from the wound prior to treating with Vulketan.
Can be used during pregnancy and lactation
None known. In the absence of compatibility studies, Vulketan should not be mixed with other veterinary medicinal products.
None known. After cutaneous application only a negligible quantity of ketanserin is absorbed.
Meat and offal : Zero days
Milk : Zero hours
Wear disposable gloves when handling Vulketan. Wash hands thoroughly after use.
In case of accidental eye contact with Vulktetan, rinse with water. In case of accidental spillage onto skin, wash off immediately with soap and water. In case of ingestion of Vulketan by a child, seek medical attention immediately and show the package leaflet to the doctor.
Vulketan does not require any special storage conditions.
Shelf life after first opening of the tube is 28 days.
Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal products should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.
For animal use only.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
75g aluminium tube with a screw cap
Ketanserin is a potent and selective serotonin S2-receptor antagonist. Antagonism of serotonin-induced vasoconstriction, platelet aggregation and the subsequent release of mediators, and the serotonin-induced increase in vascular permeability results in a better microcirculation and oxygen supply in the lesion. In addition ketanserin inhibits the formation of hypergranulation tissue.
Vulketan 2.5mg 75gm
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