Legal Category: POM-V
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For sedation of horses.
Oral gel. Clear yellow gel for oral administration.
Dosage and administration:
For oral administration. Place the syringe in the animal’s mouth and expel the required dose into the cheek pouch. The gel may also be mixed with food.
Amount(s) to be administered:
Moderate sedation: 0.15 mg acepromazine per kg body weight.
Body weight: Dose
The above dosage information is provided as a guideline. The dose may be varied to administer between 0.5 and 1.5 times the above recommendation depending on the level of sedation required, i.e. for mild sedation, administer half the recommended dose and for deeper sedation, administer 1½ times the recommended dose.
Because of the difficulty in ensuring the accurate delivery of small doses, the product should only be used in horses of less than 200 kg body weight in accordance with a benefit/risk assessment by the responsible veterinarian.
Horses: Not for use in horses intended for human consumption. Treated horses should never be slaughtered for human consumption. The horse must be declared as not intended for human consumption under national horse passport regulation.
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