DEXAMETASONA VT / Injectable complex corticosteroid

High concentration injectable solution, with immediate action and prolonged effect. Maximum tolerance.

Category: Analgesics. Anti-inflammatories. Antiallergics.

Suited for: Horses. Pigs. Livestock. Dairy cattle.

  • Immediate action.
  • Prolonged effect.
  • High concentration.
  • Optimum tolerance.
  • Inexpensive and reliable.
  • Proven quality.


Dexametasona VT is the combination of Dexamethasone 21-phosphate and Dexamethasone base, indicated to provide a high dose of corticoesteroid of immediate and prolonged effect.


Dexamethasone 21-phosphate sodium520 mg.
Dexamethasone base520 mg
Double distilled water q.s.100 ml


Inflammatory processes like arthritis, tendinitis, myositis, hydrarthrosis, neuritis, polineuritis, paresis due to nerve compression, rheumatic disorders, amongst others. Primary and secondary ketosis. Inflammation of respiratory tract, local and general allergies and anaphylaxis of varied etiologies, traumatic and surgical shock, stress. Labor induction. Udder edemas (associated with diuretics) and edemas in general.

For cattle, horses, pigs, sheep, cats and dogs.

Route of administration

Intramuscular, subcutaneous, intraarticular injection, local infiltration (at the discretion of the animal health professional).

Horses and cattle2.5 to 5 ml/day, during 2 days. Infiltration at the discretion of the animal health professional.
Pigs1 to 1.5 ml per 100 kg live weight.
Cats and dogs0.25 ml per 100 kg live weight.

Precautions and contraindications

  • Do not use, except for therapeutic emergency, on animals with chronic nephritis and hypercorticalism (Cushing's Syndrome).
  • The existence of diseases like congestive heart failure, diabetes, osteoporosis, peptic ulcer, intestinal ulcer, are a relative contraindication.
  • Do not use on viral diseases during viremic state. In infectious diseases, use only together with specific antibiotics. Do not use in cases of active tuberculosis.
  • Treatment should not exceed 5 days. In case of needing a maintenance treatment, after achieving therapeutic effect, it shall be done with low doses. In prolonged treatments, suprarenals shall be activated with ACTH, or stop medication sporadically.

Use restrictions


  • Cattle and sheep: 4 days.
  • Pigs: 0 days.
  • Horses: do not administer to horses for human consumption.


  • Cattle and sheep: 60 hours or 5 milkings.


pack10 ml multidose vial

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