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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.
Hippiron® Iron Injection for Horses For treatment of iron deficiency in racing horses. Description 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). Indications For treatment of iron deficiency anaemia in horses. Anaemias due to parasitism, poor nutrition, haemorrhage. To improve oxygen uptake. Dosage 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. Warning In extremely rare instances an anaphylactic reaction can occur. Appropriate treatment for anaphylactic shock should be instituted. Storage Store below 25°C (Air Conditioning). Protect from light. Do not refrigerate. Presentation 20 mL vial