Vitamin B complex

Discussion in 'Cattle' started by SHELBY, Dec 4, 2003.

  1. SHELBY

    SHELBY Well-Known Member

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    What is the best way to give this? IM or SQ ????? How often can you give it? (depending on the calf's illness) once a day or twice a day ???
     
  2. Jena

    Jena Well-Known Member

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    Read the label. Follow the directions. I'd go read mine, but I'm too lazy to get up and get it at the moment :)

    Jena
     

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    SHELBY Well-Known Member

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    The label says IM or SQ ....I want to know the best way...Also I know that others here have used it and have years of experience with it....
     
  4. Ross

    Ross Moderator Staff Member Supporter

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    I almost always use it IM as I use daily injections over LA drugs (by and large) IM is absorbed faster. It would make sence to use it SubQ as it would spread the dose over a longer period of time if you were using LA drugs or if the animal didn't obviously need the B urgently. If it needed any B urgently it would be thiamin and I'd give that seperately IM. It's pretty hard to screw up B complex injections. SubQ is slightly less likely to cause an analphalactic ( creatively spelled no doubt) reaction, or leave an abcess.