Buccalgesic OTM 200mL

Description

Cattle: For the alleviation of pain associated with the routine husbandry procedure of disbudding (or dehorning) of calves, in conjunction with the administration of a cornual nerve block. For the alleviation of pain associated with the routine husbandry procedure of castration in calves, in conjunction with local anaesthetic at the surgical site to enhance pain relief and minimise tissue damage and distress.
Sheep: For the alleviation of pain associated with the routine husbandry procedures of castration, tail docking and mulesing of lambs.

Product Information

CATTLE
Disbuddlng (or dehomlng): For the alleviation of pain associated with the routine husbandry procedure of disbudding (or dehoming) of calves, in conjunction with the administration of a comual nerve block.
Castration: For the alleviation of pain associated with the routine husbandry procedure of castration in calves, in conjunction with local anaesthetic at the surgical site to enhance pain relief and minimise tissue damage and distress.
SHEEP
Castration: For the alleviation of pain associated with the routine husbandry procedure of castration in lambs.
Tall docking: For the alleviation of pain associated with the routine husbandry procedure of tail dockng in lambs.
Muleslng: For the alleviation of pain associated with the routine husbandry procedure of mulesing in lambs.

Dosage and Admin

Use the contents within six months of first broaching. Discard the unused portion.
Dosing. Calves. 0.5 mg/kg bodyweight (0.5 mL solution/10 kg) 15 to 30 minutes before the procedure. Lambs. 1.0 mg/kg bodyweight (1.0 mL solution/10 kg) before the procedure, preferably at least 30 minutes before for maximum analgesic effect (see dose calculation table on label). It is suggested that the user groups lambs into 5 kg weight brackets and calculates the dose required. Assemble draw off tube and applicator. Administer the dose into the sulcus between the molar teeth and the inside of the cheek while holding the mouth closed. This product is intended to be absorbed through the mucosa of the inner cheek, not to be swallowed (although will not cause harm if this occurs).
Re-treatment interval. Cattle. Do not re-treat animals for 21 days after a treatment. Lambs. Indicated for a single administration at the recommended dose rate.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

This product is contraindicated for use in animals with haemorrhagic gastrointestinal disorders, impaired hepatic, cardiac or renal function and haemorrhagic disorders, or in animals with evidence of individual hypersensitivity to the product. Do not use concurrently with glucocorticoids or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or with anticoagulent agents. Do not use in lactating ewes or pregnant ewes within 10 days of lambing when milk may be used or processed for human consumption.

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