Veterinary Medicines

Airway Gel Oral bronchodilating agent for horses.

ACTIVE CONSTITUENTS

Clenbuterol Hydrochloride 41µg/mL

PACK SIZE

230 mL

INDICATIONS

As an aid in the treatment of respiratory conditions where bronchodilation or clearance of excess mucus would be beneficial.

PHARMACOLOGY

Clenbuterol is a sympathomimetic amine, with specific Beta 2 receptor agonist activity, to exert a bronchodilatory effect. Clenbuterol has expectorant activity, increasing the volume and, reducing viscosity of mucoid secretions to promote airway clearance. Both these properties make clenbuterol of therapeutic and clinical value in the treatment of respiratory conditions complicated by bronchospasm or build-up of mucus in lower airways in horses.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Contraindications - Do not use concomitantly with corticosteroids, prostaglandins, oxytocin and beta adrenergic blocking agents. Discontinue use in pregnant mares at least 7 days prior to expected foaling time.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

For oral administration to horses.
Acute Conditions - 2 mL/100 kg bodyweight 30 minutes prior to feeding morning and night for 7-10 days.
Chronic Conditions -  1-1.5 mL/100 kg bodyweight 30 minutes prior to feeding morning and night as required to provide long term control of symptoms.
Administration - Administer using a 10 mL oral dosage syringe. Insert the syringe nozzle into gel and withdraw required dose. Invert to expel air. Adjust to dose. Scrape off the excess gel adhering to the outside of syringe and nozzle onto inner edge of jar. Insert syringe and nozzle into corner or horse’s empty mouth. Direct towards back of tongue, and depress plunger to deposit gel. Lift horse’s chin and hold mouth closed for a few seconds to ensure that full dose is swallowed. Reseal jar after use.

MEAT WITHHOLDING PERIOD

DO NOT USE in horses that may be slaughtered for human consumption.

RACING/EVENT WITHHOLDING PERIOD

If used in performance animals, the regulations of the relevant authorities regarding medication should be observed.

FIRST AID

If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre. Phone Australia 131126 or in New Zealand 0800 764 766.

DISPOSAL

Dispose of empty container by wrapping with paper and putting in garbage.

STORAGE

Store below 25°C (Air conditioning). Protect from light.
Tightly close lid after use.

REGISTRATION

ACVM - A010655 (New Zealand)
APVMA Approval No. 65910/52280 (Australia)

 

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