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Tetanus Antitoxin 4 000 u/mL, Cresol 0,3% as preservative.

TETANUS ANTITOXIN - Colorado Serum Company

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Tetanus Antitoxin - United Vet Equine

In this instance the veterinarian should inform the horse owner that there's a very small risk for serum hepatitis when using antitoxin. "There might be half of one percent chance that a horse might get serum hepatitis and die, but if you don't give it, and the horse develops tetanus, the horse has at least a 50% chance of dying," says Messer. "Tetanus antitoxin is a USDA-approved product for prevention of tetanus in nonimmunized horses.

In this instance the veterinarian should inform the horse owner that there's a very small risk for serum hepatitis when using antitoxin. "There might be half of one percent chance that a horse might get serum hepatitis and die, but if you don't give it, and the horse develops tetanus, the horse has at least a 50% chance of dying," says Messer. "Tetanus antitoxin is a USDA-approved product for prevention of tetanus in nonimmunized horses.

Tetanus antitoxin (PIM 520) - IPCS INCHEM

  • Indications: Tetanus Antitoxin, Equine Origin is recommended for use whenever a non-immunized animal, or one whose immune status is unknown, suffers a deep penetrating wound that has or may become contaminated with soil. It provides quick but short-term protection.
  • Ingredients: Tetanus Antitoxin, Equine Origin is prepared from the blood of healthy horses that have been hyperimmunized with repeated large doses of Clostridium tetani toxin. Contains phenol and thimerosal as preservatives.
  • Dosage and Administration: For treatment administer 10,000 to 50,000 units to horses and cattle and 3,000 to 15,000 units to sheep and swine. Animals that suffer slow healing puncture wounds or deep abrasions should be given a second dose of antitoxin in seven (7) days and additionally as considered necessary. Confers immediate passive immunity lasting about 7-14 days. 1,500 units administered subcutaneously or intramuscularly is the recommended dose for prevention.
  • Storage: Store in dark at 2° to 7°C (35° to 45°F). Sterilize syringes and needles by boiling them in clean water. Use the entire contents when the bottle is first opened.
  • Caution: In case of anaphylactoid reaction, administer epinephrine. Do not vaccinate within 21 days before slaughter.
  • Shipping: Ships on ice overnight
  • Restrictions: Cannot ship to Canada, inquire regarding restrictions to other countries
  • Manufactured By: Colorado Serum

Tetanus Antitoxin | RJ Matthews

Messer says for horses that don't have a history of immunization, the safest thing to administer would be antitoxin. "This is controversial, however, because tetanus antitoxin is not benign," says Messer. "There's risk for liver disease and serum hepatitis (which is fatal). If there was no chance the horse had been vaccinated, and it had a wound that was risky, such as a puncture in the foot, you should probably give that horse antitoxin, to be safe."

Messer says for horses that don't have a history of immunization, the safest thing to administer would be antitoxin. "This is controversial, however, because tetanus antitoxin is not benign," says Messer. "There's risk for liver disease and serum hepatitis (which is fatal). If there was no chance the horse had been vaccinated, and it had a wound that was risky, such as a puncture in the foot, you should probably give that horse antitoxin, to be safe."