Equine Oral Immunoglobulin (Rx)
TRADE NAMES:Seramune Oral
Immunoglobulins (IgG) are an important component of the immune system as they help protect the body against viruses and bacteria. The newborn foal normally attains immunoglobulins from the colostrum (mare's first milk) which provides some degree of protection against diseases while its own immune system is developing.
WHAT IS THIS PRODUCT?
- This product is collected from the blood of healthy donor horses
Read and follow the product insert regarding initial dose and ensure that the second dose is given at the recommended interval.
Once product is opened, use the entire contents as directed.
This product should be administered to foals less then 12 hours old.
Improper handling of the product or inappropriate administration could lead to ineffective protection against illness.
If you are unsure how to administer, request assistance or demonstration by your veterinarian.
STORAGE AND WARNINGS:
This product should be stored in the refrigerator and protected from freezing.
Keep this and all medication out of reach of children and other pets.
Call your physician immediately if you accidentally take this product.
POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECTS:
- All products have the potential to cause an immediate allergic or anaphylactic reaction. Affected animals may have a swelling, hives, changes in respiration, and display signs of agitation. This can be a severe and life threatening reaction, immediate treatment with epinephrine is often required.
CAN THIS DRUG BE GIVEN WITH OTHER DRUGS?
- If your horse experiences any unusual reactions when taking multiple medications, contact your veterinarian
Contact your veterinarian immediately if you have accidentally administered more than the prescribed amount.
WHAT ELSE SHOULD I KNOW?
Notify your veterinarian if your animal experiences any adverse reactions to this vaccine.
As with all prescribed medication, Equine Oral Immunoglobulin should only be given to the foal for which it was prescribed and all medications given should be properly documented for that individual.
This is just a summary of information about Equine Oral Immunoglobulin. If you have any questions or concerns about the product or the diseases it helps to prevent, please contact your veterinarian.