Hexasol LA Injection. Uses:
Oxytetracycline is a member of the tetracycline family of
broad-spectrum antibiotics that inhibit protein synthesis in
Flunixin meglumine is a relatively potent non-narcotic, nonsteroidal
analgesic with anti-inflammatory, anti-endotoxic and
Hexasol LA Solution for Injection is indicated for the treatment
of acute respiratory disease caused by oxytetracycline sensitive
Mannheimia (Pasteurella) haemolytica and Pasteurella multocida
where an anti-inflammatory and anti-pyretic effect is required.
Hexasol should only be used after sensitivity testing of the
isolated pathogens involved.
Do not use in cases of known resistance to tetracyclines.
Dosage & Administration:
The recommended dosage is a single deep intramuscular
injection of 1ml per 10kg bodyweight (equivalent to 30mg/kg
oxytetracycline and 2mg/kg flunixin).
If concurrent treatment is administered, use a separate
Maximum volume per injection site: 15ml.
Animals must not be slaughtered for human consumption
Cattle may be slaughtered for human consumption only after
28 days from the last treatment.
Not for use in pregnant cattle or those producing milk for
Contraindictions, Warnings etc:
Avoid intra-arterial injection.
Do not use in pregnant animals.
Use is contraindicated in animals suffering from cardiac,
hepatic or renal disease, where there is a possibility of
gastrointestinal ulceration or bleeding or where there is
hypersensitivity to one of the ingredients of the product.
Use in any animals less than 6 weeks of age or in aged animals
may involve additional risk. If such use cannot be avoided,
animals may require careful clinical management.
Avoid use in dehydrated, hypovolaemic or hypotensive
animals as there is a potential risk of increased renal toxicity.
Some NSAIDs may be highly bound to plasma proteins and
compete with other highly bound drugs which can lead to
Do not administer other NSAIDs concurrently or within 24
hours of each other.
Concurrent use of potentially nephrotoxic drugs should be avoided.
Concurrent use of corticosteroids should be avoided.
Flunixin Injection, continued Hexasol LA
Solution for Injection
A transient usually mild reaction at the injection site may be
observed and may persist for up to 30 days.
In certain cases a mild increase in body temperature may be
noted following treatment.
Any increase is transient and will be unlikely to occur in
animals already suffering from pyrexia. Studies in cattle at the
normal dose rate and twice the normal dose rate have shown
transient and dose dependent reactions at the injection site
leading to increased associated enzymatic activity.
The use of tetracyclines during the period of tooth and bone
development may lead to discolouration.
Store below 25°C. Protect from light.
This product does not contain an antimicrobial preservative.
Avoid the introduction of contamination.
Should any apparent growth occur, the product should be
The product may darken when broached, however the
potency of oxytetracycline remains unaffected.
Following withdrawal of the first dose, the product should be
used within 28 days.
Any unused product or waste material should be disposed in
accordance with national requirements.
In the case of accidental self injection, if an allergic reaction
occurs, medical advice should be sought. In case of accidental
contact with skin or eyes, rinse with copious amounts of water.
If persistent irritation occurs, seek medical advice.
People with known hypersensitivity to tetracycline should
avoid contact with this product.
For Animal Treatment Only
Keep out of reach and sight of Children
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