Veterinary Medicines

Matrix 6000 For IV treatment of lameness in horses associated with non-infectious acute synovitis

ACTIVE CONSTITUENTS

Sodium Hyaluronate 10 mg/mL

PACK SIZE

6 x 6mL vials

12 x 6mL vials

INDICATIONS

MATRIX 6000 I.V. is indicated in the treatment of lameness in horses due to non-infectious acute synovitis possibly associated with early equine degenerative joint disease.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Read the enclosed product leaflet before using this product. Intravenous route 4 - 6 mL (40-60 mg) per adult horse (450-500 kg).

Strict aseptic technique should be observed when injecting MATRIX 6000 I.V.

Radiographs should be taken prior to administration to eliminate joint fractures or advanced degenerative joint disease.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

This product does not contain any antimicrobial preservative. Any solution remaining in the vial after administration of the required dose should be discarded.

INTRAVENOUS ROUTE

Dosage: Adult horse (450-700 kg). Administer 4 – 6 mL (40 – 60 mg) intraveniously.

Treatment may be repeated at weekly intervals for a total of three treatments.

To achieve best results in cases of intravenous administration, horses should be rested during treatment and given 7 days stable rest after treatment before gradually resuming normal activity.

MEAT WITHHOLDING PERIOD

Zero (0) days

FIRST AID

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

DISPOSAL

Dispose of empty containers, outer packaging or expired product by wrapping with paper and putting in garbage.

Discarded needles/sharps should immediately be placed in a designated and appropriately labelled “sharps” container.

STORAGE

Store below 25°C (air conditioning).

This product does not contain any antimicrobial preservative. Any solution remaining in the vial after administration of the required dose should be discarded.

REGISTRATION

APVMA Approval No. 70144/62606 (Australia)

ACVM No. A011191 (New Zealand)

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