Dexamethasone Injection (box of 1 vial)
Dexamethasone Injection (box of 1 vial)
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Dexamethasone Injection

Dexamethasone Injection is a corticosteroid for parenteral use. This injection has been manufactured by AdvaCare Pharma, a global manufacturer and supplier of GMP/ISO-certified veterinary products.



What is Dexamethasone?

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Active Ingredients: Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone Injection is a corticosteroid drug used to treat inflammatory conditions in many types of animals, including cows, camels, cats, dogs, goats, horses, and sheep. It is indicated for ketosis, and it's used to treat symptoms related to various rheumatic, allergic, and dermatologic diseases.

Dexamethasone belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. The active ingredient, Dexamethasone, works to decrease the immune system's response, which reduces symptoms like itching, swelling, redness, and allergic reactions.

It is important to note that AdvaCare's Dexamethasone Injection is for veterinary purposes only, and whilst there are types available for human use, you should only use the kind that has been prescribed by a veterinary doctor or animal care specialist for an animal.

AdvaCare Pharma is a GMP-certified manufacturer of Dexamethasone Injections. We offer a broad range of high-quality veterinary medications available for distribution.

Why are we a trusted Dexamethasone manufacturer?

Dexamethasone Injection is manufactured and globally distributed by AdvaCare Pharma, a leading manufacturer of veterinary injections in the pharmaceutical industry. We have been committed to distributing high-quality, GMP-certified veterinary medications for the global market for the past 20 years. To ensure that our products meet and surpass our distributors' requirements, we carry out routine internal and third-party facility audits.


What is Dexamethasone used for?

It's also used to treat inflammation and inflammatory responses in both small and large animals. It is used to treat:

  • bovine ketosis
  • allergic reactions
  • urticaria
  • myoglobinuria
  • toximenia
  • shock

It is also used as a localized treatment for inflammatory problems such as:

  • arthritis and peri-arthritis
  • bursitis
  • tendonitis
  • tendovaginitis

What animals can be treated with Dexamethasone Injection?

This medicine is recommended for horses, companion animals, and livestock animals like cows, goats, and sheep.

How is a Dexamethasone Injection used?

This medication has been manufactured as a liquid, which is packaged in a vial. It is intended to be administered by intramuscular or intravenous injection. Dexamethasone Injection is intended for veterinary use only.

How should Dexamethasone Injection be stored?

This medication should be stored in a dark, dry location between 2-15°C. The vial should be sealed tightly when not in use.

What is the withdrawal period for Dexamethasone when given by injection?

For meat, 21 days. For milk, 5 days.


How much Dexamethasone Injection should be given to cows?

The usual dose is 5-20mg, given IV/IM.

How much Dexamethasone Injection should be given to dogs or cats?

The usual dose is 0.25-1.0mg, given IV/IM.

How much Dexamethasone Injection should be given to horses?

The usual dose is 2-5mg, given IV/IM.

Side Effects

As with all pharmaceuticals, some unwanted effects can occur from the use of Dexamethasone Injection.

Some side effects may include but are not limited to:

  • gastrointestinal effects in cats or dogs
  • delayed wound healing
  • immunosuppression
  • increased thirst or urination

Serious side effects may include allergic reactions.

For a comprehensive list of all possible side effects of this medication, consult a veterinary physician.


Do NOT use Dexamethasone Injection for animals that:

  • have a known allergy or hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.
  • have impaired liver or kidney function.
  • have diabetes or osteoporosis.
  • are in their third part of gestation.
  • are being treated for a viral or fungal infection.

Treatment with this drug should be administered with caution in animals that:

  • are pregnant or lactating.
  • are at risk for diabetes mellitus (particularly cats).

Do not administer a vaccine while the animal is undergoing treatment with a corticosteroid.

This drug should not be injected rapidly, as hypotension or hemolytic anemia might occur.

*Regulatory compliance may vary according to production standard, import requirements and/or manufacturing origin.

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