Always consult a veterinary physician or animal care specialist before using butaphosphan and vitamin B12 injections.
Indications and Usage
Butaphosphan is indicated in the usage to combat phosphorous deficiency and improve the condition of the animal and its production with supplementation of phosphorous.
It is further indicated for the treatment of hypocalcaemia (related to calcium therapy), anorexia, in breastfeeding, stress conditions, bird flu hysteria and cannibalism in birds. It is also indicated to improve muscle performance in race horses, fighting cocks, fighting bulls increase in the milk production in dairy cows.
No contraindications have been acknowledged for this product or any of its components.
Administration and Dosage
Usual dosage is as follows: 10-25ml of butaphosphan and vitamin B12 per kg body weight in horses and cattle and 2.5-5ml of butaphosphan and vitamin B12 per kg body weight in sheep and goat (intramuscularly, intravenously & subcutaneously).
Butaphosphan and vitamin B12 injections shouldn’t be administered if any hypersensitivity is discovered.
Usage of aseptic procedures for administration of injection is been recommended. 10mL or more should be split and given at successive intramuscular and subcutaneous sites.
To restore vitamin B12 levels, administer half of the above doses and repeat at 1–2 week intervals, if necessary.
Refer to an animal care specialist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise, and complete the full treatment, as stopping early can result in a recurrence or worsening of the problem.
No special warnings.
No adverse reactions have been reported.