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Litusix Compositum

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Litusix Compositum uses

Litusix Compositum consists of Ambroxol Hydrochloride, Clenbuterol.

Clenbuterol:



NADA 140-973, Approved by FDA

For oral use in horses only

Caution:

Federal law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian.

Caution:

Federal law prohibits the extralabel use of this drug in food animals.

Each mL contains:

Litusix Compositum (Clenbuterol) HCl 72.5 mcg

Description:

Litusix Compositum (Clenbuterol) (4-amino-alpha-[(tert-butylamino) methyl]-3, 5-dichlorobenzyl alcohol hydrochloride) is a beta-2-adrenergic agonist which provides bronchodilating properties as well as other effects, with minimum effect on the cardiovascular system. It is provided as a colorless, palatable syrup. Litusix Compositum (Clenbuterol) Syrup (clenbuterol hydrochloride) is antagonized by beta-adrenergic blocking agents.

Indications:

Litusix Compositum (Clenbuterol) Syrup (clenbuterol hydrochloride) is indicated for the management of horses affected with airway obstruction, such as occurs in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Contraindications:

Litusix Compositum (Clenbuterol) Syrup antagonizes the effects of prostaglandin F2 alpha and oxytocin. Litusix Compositum (Clenbuterol) Syrup should not be used in pregnant mares near term. Because tachycardia may occur, Litusix Compositum (Clenbuterol) Syrup should not be used in horses suspected of having cardiovascular impairment.

Warning:

The effect on reproduction in breeding stallions and brood mares has not been determined. Treatment starting with dosages higher than the initial dose is not recommended.

Human Warnings:

Not for human use. Do not use in horses intended for human consumption. Keep out of the reach of children. In case of accidental ingestion, contact a physician immediately. Ingestion of Litusix Compositum (Clenbuterol) Syrup may cause undesirable reactions. Litusix Compositum (Clenbuterol), like other beta adrenergic agonists, can produce significant cardiovascular effects in some people as evidenced by elevated pulse rate, blood pressure changes and/or ECG changes.

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Dosage and Administration:

Administer orally twice a day (b.i.d.). Initial dose is 0.5 mL/100 lbs body weight (0.8 mcg/kg) twice daily.

Dosage Schedule:

Initial

Dosage: administer 0.5 mL/100 lbs (0.8 mcg/kg) for 3 days (6 treatments);

If no improvement, administer 1.0 mL/100 lbs (1.6 mcg/kg) for 3 days (6 treatments);

If no improvement, administer 1.5 mL/100 lbs (2.4 mcg/kg) for 3 days (6 treatments);

If no improvement, administer 2.0 mL/100 lbs (3.2 mcg/kg) for 3 days (6 treatments);

If no improvement, horse is non-responsive to Litusix Compositum (Clenbuterol) and treatment should be discontinued.

Recommended duration of treatment at effective dose is 30 days. At the end of this 30-day treatment period, drug should be withdrawn to determine recurrence of signs. If signs return, the 30-day treatment regimen may be repeated. If repeating treatment, the step-wise dosage schedule should be repeated.

Directions for Administration:

Remove safety cap and seal; replace with enclosed plastic dispensing cap. Remove cover from dispensing tip and connect syringe (without needle). Draw out appropriate volume of Litusix Compositum (Clenbuterol) Syrup. Administer orally to the horse. Replace cover on dispensing tip to prevent leakage.

Dosage Calculation Chart


Lbs. Body

Weight


mL/treatment

at 0.5 mL/100#

(0.8 mcg/kg)


mL/treatment

at 1.0 mL/100#

(1.6 mcg/kg)


mL/treatment

at 1.5 mL/100#

(2.4 mcg/kg)


mL/treatment

at 2.0 mL/100#

(3.2 mcg/kg)


500

600

700

800

900

1000

1100

1200

1300

1400

1500

1600

1700

1800


2.5

3.0

3.5

4.0

4.5

5.0

5.5

6.0

6.5

7.0

7.5

8.0

8.5

9.0


5.0

6.0

7.0

8.0

9.0

10.0

11.0

12.0

13.0

14.0

15.0

16.0

17.0

18.0


7.5

9.0

10.5

12.0

13.5

15.0

16.5

18.0

19.5

21.0

22.5

24.0

25.5

27.0


10.0

12.0

14.0

16.0

18.0

20.0

22.0

24.0

26.0

28.0

30.0

32.0

34.0

36.0


Administer two treatments per day.

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Precaution:

The safety cap should be placed on the bottle when not in use.

Adverse Reactions:

Mild sweating, muscle tremor, restlessness, urticaria and tachycardia may be observed in some horses during the first few days of treatment. May cause elevated creatine kinase (CK) serum levels. Ataxia was observed in 3 out of 239 horses (1.3%) in clinical studies. To report suspected adverse reactions, to obtain a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), or for technical assistance, call 1-866-638-2226.

How Supplied:

Litusix Compositum (Clenbuterol) Syrup is available in 100 mL, 330 mL and 460 mL plastic bottles containing 72.5 mcg Litusix Compositum (Clenbuterol) HCl per mL.

NDC 0010-3017-02 - 100 mL

NDC 0010-3017-03 - 330 mL

NDC 0010-3017-04 - 460 mL

Storage:

Store at or below 25°C (77°F). Avoid freezing.

Litusix Compositum (Clenbuterol) is a registered trademark of Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH.

Manufactured for:

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.

St. Joseph, MO 64506 U.S.A.

301704-04

090330771/1

330 mL Display Carton – Front, Top and Side Panel

Picture of 330 mL display carton front, top and side panel.

330 mL Display Carton – Back and Side Panel

Picture of 330 mL display carton - back and side panel.

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Litusix Compositum pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

infoActive ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Litusix Compositum available forms, composition, doses:

infoForm of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.


Litusix Compositum destination | category:

infoDestination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Litusix Compositum Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

infoA medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Litusix Compositum pharmaceutical companies:

infoPharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. Dailymed."VENTIPULMIN (CLENBUTEROL) SYRUP [BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM VETMEDICA, INC.]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. "clenbuterol". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/co... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "ambroxol". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/co... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Litusix Compositum?

Depending on the reaction of the Litusix Compositum after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Litusix Compositum not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Litusix Compositum addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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