Porcine Regumate is used for the synchronisation of oestrus and improvement of litter size in sexually mature gilts. VET PRESCRIPTION REQUIRED
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Availability date: 2013-06-07
|Pet Prescription Required?:||Yes (For UK Orders)|
|Product Name:||1 Litre Regumate Porcine (Pig) - 0.4%|
|Pack Size:||1 Litre|
This medication may only be supplied with a valid veterinary prescription issued by your vet. You should only purchase this item if you have or are in the process of arranging such a prescription. See information bar for further details.
Active ingredients 0.4% w/v Altrenogest
Porcine Regumate is a clear, pale yellow, odourless oral solution.
Target species - Pigs
Indications for use - For the synchronisation of oestrus and improvement of litter size in sexually mature gilts. For the synchronisation of oestrus and improvement of farrowing rate and litter size in sows.
Do not administer Porcine Regumate to male animals. Do not administer Porcine Regumate to pregnant sows or those suffering from uterine infection. Part-consumed feed must be disposed of with other waste feed and not given to other animals. Special warnings for each target species None.
Special precautions for Porcine Regumate use Not applicable. Operator warnings: Women who are pregnant, or suspected to be pregnant, should not use the product. Women of childbearing age should handle the product with extreme care. The product should not be handled by persons with known or suspected progesterone-dependent tumours or thrombo-embolic disorders. Direct contact with the skin should be avoided. Personal protective clothing (gloves and overalls) must be worn when handling the product. Porous gloves may let this product pass through. Transcutaneous absorption may be even higher when the area is covered by an occlusive material, such as latex or rubber gloves. Accidental spillage on the skin should be washed off immediately with soap and water. Wash hands after treatment and before meals. In case of accidental contact with eye, rinse abundantly with water. Get medical attention. Effects of overexposure: Repeated accidental absorption could lead to disruption of the menstrual cycle, uterine or abdominal cramping, increased or decreased uterine bleeding, prolongation or pregnancy or headache. Adverse reactions Ensure the correct dose is administered daily as under-dosing can lead to the formation of cystic follicles. Use during pregnancy, lactation or lay Do not administer to pregnant sows. Interactions No interactions known.
Amounts to be administered and administration route Gilts: One dose of 5 ml of Porcine Regumate per gilt per day for 18 consecutive days given orally with feed for immediate consumption. Sows: One dose of 5 ml per sow per day for 3 consecutive days given orally with feed for immediate consumption. Administration of product supplied in pressurised 360 ml canister: Do not shake before use to avoid mixing the solution with the nitrogen included in this pressurised container. Animals should be segregated and dosed individually. Add the product as a top dressing to the feed using the metered dose applicator. Add to the surface of the feed immediately before feeding. Discard any remaining medicated feed. Group feeding on the floor: Feed should be presented in such a manner that each pig is allowed sufficient floor space to get equal access to the feed. Once the animals have started feeding, dispense one dose of Regumate as a top-dressing on the feed in front of each pig. Administration of product supplied in 1 L container (not pressurised): - Remove the cap and the obturator. - Measure the clinical dose of 5 ml using the dosing cup provided. - Pour the dose on the feed. - Close the bottle with the obturator and the screwable cap after each use.
Porcine Regumate is a POM-V (Pet Prescription Required)