PRESCRIPTION ANIMAL REMEDY
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
FOR ANIMAL TREATMENT ONLY
INJECTION OF LONG-ACTING
COMPOSITION: Methylpredmsolone acetate 40
(equrvalent to 34.6
methylprednisolone); benzyl alcohol 1
mL as preservative.
mrneralocortrcord activity. In this depot form, the sterord
slowly released and has
a therapeutic duration of 2 to 3 weeks.
INDICATIONS: Suppression of mflammatron. arthritic condihons: relief of pruritisand
in dermatitis in dogs, cats and horses.
A//erg/c conditions in dogs and
Systemic allergic conditions are more effective!y treated with an intravenous steroid
such as dexamethasone.
conditions. Pain and lameness associated with local or systemic
nonseptic arthrrtrc conditions; also of benefit
the management of acuteand chrome
bursrtrs, myositis and periostitis. The drug may be administered
topically (into the lesion) or systemically.
administration of the drug results
a high concentration of the drug and a prolonged
duration of therapy
the eye, thus avoiding the frequent administration of steroids
that are required wrth other therapeutic preparations
have also been successfully treated by the
systemic use of Depredone However, a more beneficial regimen has been observed
by the intralesronal injection of triamcinolone acetonide.
PRECAUTIONS: Corticosterords tend to decrease chemotachc properties of phagocytes
and thus tend to decrease the efficacy of host defence mechanisms They may also
tend to modrfy the natural antibody defence mechanisms.
Use with caution where severe tissue damage is present It is recommended that
such cases and where an infective process
suspected, antibiotic therapy should also
The oral or parenteral administration of
has been demonstrated !o
precrprtate premature parturrtion during the last trimester of pregnancy
ADVERSE REACTIONS: The relief afforded by the
the animal using the affected part and
inflrchng further damage to
out of work for the duration
nf ‘he theraoeutrc
degeneratinn rjf the a:r,:-!!iar
Small white plaques have been observed to occasionally
Such plaquesappeartc haijeagra
aesthebrally displeasing. may necessitate su:gtcal removdl.
USE: Do not use in ulcerative conditions of
the cornea (until a
syndrome. Shake well
Cats. Average dose 5 mg (0.125
Horses. 200 mg (5
MEAT WITHHOLDING PERIOD: DO
ADMINISTER TO HORSES LESS THAN 60
DAYS BEFORE SLAUGHTER FOR HUMAN CDNSUMPTIDN.
Injection (multidose vial).
DISPOSE of contarner
wrapping with paper and placing in garbage.
Jurox Pty Ltd
Unit 22, Slough Estate, Holker St.,
Srlverwater, NSW, 2128, AUSTRALIA
Licensed to Agvet Consultants Ltd.
PrescriptIon Ammal Remedy (P.A.R.) Class 1
Z RegIstered under the Animal Remedtes Act 1967 No 3633