- The antioxidant, antihypoxic drug of new generation.
- Many years of positive feedback on the effectiveness of veterinary doctors and animal owners.
- an indispensable tool in the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary diseases.
- Effectively slows down age-related changes.
- Significantly improves the quality of life.
- Allows you to significantly reduce the recovery period and the cost of treating animals.
Chemical composition and pharmacological propertiesEmicidin 2.5% solution for injection as an active substance in 1.0 ml contains ethylmethylhydroxypyridine succinate-25 mg and water for injection.
Emicidin refers to a group of antioxidant and antihypoxic drugs. The active ingredient of the drug – ethylmethylhydroxypyridine succinate is an inhibitor of free radical processes in the body, has pronounced antioxidant, antihypoxic and membrane-protective properties, has a therapeutic and preventive effect in hypoxia of various etiologies.
The mechanism of action is the ability of the drug to reduce the processes of lipid peroxidation in cell membranes, bind free radicals in the body, influence energy metabolism, increase the degree of cell energization, and increase the body's resistance to oxygen deficiency. After parenteral administration, the drug is rapidly distributed in the organs and tissues of the animal. It is excreted from the body mainly in the urine in the form of metabolites and in a small amount in unchanged form.
IndicationsEmicidin is used in dogs and cats for therapeutic and preventive purposes in acute, chronic cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary insufficiency, in the recovery period after diseases or surgical operations, in veterinary geriatrics, in pathological conditions accompanied by hypoxia (oxygen deficiency) of organs and tissues, in wound pathology (wounds, dermatitis, trophic ulcers, burns, frostbite).
ContraindicationsIncreased individual sensitivity to the drug components.
Dosage and administrationFor therapeutic and prophylactic purposes, Emicidin 2.5% solution for injection is administered subcutaneously, intramuscularly or intravenously (drip, at a rate of 60 drops per minute) at a dose of 1.0-4.0 ml of the drug per 10 kg of animal weight (2.5-10 mg / kg of animal weight according to the active substance). The frequency of administration of the drug – once or twice a day for 5-15 days.
In veterinary geriatrics, Emicidin 2.5% solution for injection is used for dogs and cats older than 7 years in the spring and autumn period once a day for 10-30 days at a dose of 1.0 ml per 10 kg of body weight (2.5 mg / kg of active substance), Emicidin capsules – at a therapeutic dose for 30 days.
The dose, duration of the course and frequency of use of the drug is prescribed by the attending veterinarian, depending on the physiological state of the animal and the course of the disease.
Store Emicidin in the closed packaging of the manufacturer in a place protected from light and moisture, separately from food and feed at a temperature from 0°C to +25°C. The drug is stored in places inaccessible to children. The shelf life of the drug, subject to storage conditions, is 3 years from the date of production.
Emicidin 2.5% solution for injection is released packaged in 2 and 5 ml ampoules, packed in 10 pieces in a contour cell package, which is placed in a pack of cardboard.