Each millilitre of Flunazine* contains 50 mg flunixin equivalent to 83 mg of flunixin meglumine USP, 0.1 mg edetate disodium, 2.2 mg sodium formaldehyde sulfoxylate, 4.0 mg diethanolamine, 207.2 mg propylene glycol, 5.0 mg phenol as preservative, hydrochloric acid to adjust the pH and water for injection q.s.
HORSE : Flunazine® is recommended for the alleviation of inflammation and associated pain in musculoskeletal disorders in the horse.Flunazine* is also recommended for the alleviation of visceral pain associated with colic in the horse.
CATTLE : Flunazine® is indicated for the control of pyrexia associated with Bovine Respiratory Disease. Flunazine® is also indicated for the control of pyrexia and inflammation associated with endotoxemia. In clinical studies, flunixin meglumine injectable as an adjunct to antibiotic therapy with oxytetracycline has been demonstrated to control pyrexia associated bovine respiratory disease.
Horses : The recommended dose for musculoskeletal disorders is 1.1 mg per kg (1 mL/45 kg) of body weight once daily. Treatment may be given by intravenous or intramuscular injection and repeated for up to 5 days. Intravenous studies show onset of activity is within 2 hours. Peak response occurs between 12 and 16 hours and duration of activity is 24 to 36 hours following intravenous and intramuscular administration. The recommended dose for the alleviation of pain associated with equine colic is 1.1 mg per kg of body weight. Intravenous administration is recommended for prompt relief. Should colic symptoms recur, treatment may be repeated as necessary. Clinical studies show that pain symptoms were alleviated in 37% of treated horses within 15 minutes, and 74% within 30 minutes. The cause of colic should be determined and treated with concomitant therapy.
Cattle : The recommended dose for cattle is 2.2 mg/kg (2 mL/45 kg) given by slow intravenous administration once a day for up to 3 days. The total daily dose should not exceed 2.2 mg/kg of body weight. Avoid rapid intravenous administration of the drug. Twenty-four (24) hours after administration, check if animal is febrile. Readminister only if the fever is 104F (40C) or higher