Iron injection for horses. Indicated for the treatment of iron deficiency anamemia in horses. Anaemias due to parasitism, poor nutrition, haemorrhage. To improve oxygen uptake.
Iron Injection for Horses
For treatment of iron deficiency in racing horses.
A brownish pyrogen free sterile alkaline solution. Iron (Fe) 20mg/mL as Ferric-Hydroxide-Sucrose compound.
Mode of Action
When injected Hippiron breaks down into carbohydrates and trivalent Iron Hydroxide which is stored in the form of Ferritin (depot iron) in the liver; from there it is transported in the form of transferrin to the site of erythropoiesis (where red blood cells are formed).
For treatment of iron deficiency anaemia in horses.
Anaemias due to parasitism, poor nutrition, haemorrhage.
To improve oxygen uptake.
By intravenous injection,
Foals 10mL(200mg) per week.
Adults & Yearlings 20mL (400mg) per week.
The frequency and length of treatment will depend on the severity of the iron deficiency.
In extremely rare instances an anaphylactic reaction can occur. Appropriate treatment for anaphylactic shock should be instituted.
Store below 25°C (Air Conditioning). Protect from light. Do not refrigerate.
20 mL vial