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Defensor® 3
Reg. no. G 1921 (Act 36/1947)

Category / Sub Category:
Defensor is an injectable vaccine.

Active Ingredients:
‘Defensor 3’ is prepared from cell-culture-grown, chemically - inactivated rabies virus. The inactivated virus is formulated with a highly purified adjuvant and a dual buffering system that restricts pH to a very narrow safe range with an outstanding comfort of administration profile. It is packaged in a liquid form.

General Description:
Defensor® 3 is a cell-cultured, chemically inactivated rabies vaccine for dogs, cats, cattle and sheep
Indications:
Defensor® 3 is for the prevention of natural rabies infection in cattle, sheep, dogs and cats
Directions For Use:
 

Dogs and Cats:

  • Shake well.  Aseptically administer 1 ml subcutaneously.  Dogs may be vaccinated intramuscularly or subcutaneously.
  • Administer a single 1 ml dose at 3 months of age or older to healthy dogs and cats.  A repeat dose should be administered 1 year later.
  • Subsequent revaccination every 3 years with a single dose is recommended.
 

Cattle and Sheep:

  1. Shake well.  Aseptically administer 2 ml intramuscularly.
  2. Administer a single 2 ml dose at 3 months of age or older to healthy cattle and sheep.  A repeat dose should be administered 1 year later.
  3. Annual revaccination with a single dose is recommended.
Warnings:

Do not vaccinate within 21 days before slaughter.

Keep out of reach of children and uninformed persons.
Use entire contents when first opened.
Contains gentamicin as preservative
As with any vaccine, anaphylaxis may occur after use.  Initial antidote of adrenaline is recommended and should be followed with appropriate supportive therapy.
Contra-indications:
For the vaccination of healthy dogs, cats, cattle and sheep as an aid in preventing rabies
Storage:
  Store at 2 - 7°C.  Prolonged exposure to higher temperatures may adversely affect potency.  Do not freeze.
Pack Size:
  5 x 10 dose vials.

DISCLAIMER: ALTHOUGH GREAT CARE HAS BEEN TAKEN IN THE COMPILATION OF THIS DOCUMENT, READERS ARE REQUESTED TO REFER TO THE PACKAGE INSERT FOR COMPLETE DETAILS BEFORE USING THE SPECIFIC PRODUCT.

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