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Vetbuton 100mg/ml inj. 100 ml

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Solution for injection containing menbutone.

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Vetbuton 100mg/ml inj. 100 ml

Vetbuton stimulates the digestive system and is indicated for use in digestive issues and hepatic insufficiency.
Mechanism of action:

  • Increased chemical digestion by increased excretion of pepsin, trypsin and other enzymes.
  • Increased mechanical digestion through appetite stimulation.
  • Choleretic function: by increasing the secretion of bile and bile salts, the digestion and absorption of fats and other metabolites is improved.

Vetbuton can be administered in case of indigestion, toxemia, ketonemia, hepatic insufficiency, and anorexia.

Slow intravenous administration is recommended.


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Registration numberREG NL 123496
Chilled itemNo
Active IngredientMenbuton
Target speciesCattle, Goat, Horse, Pig, Sheep
Legal status of supplyUDD
Route of administrationIntramuscular Injection (IM), Intravenous Injection (IV)
Withdrawal period0 days
Expiry dateMar 20, 2023
Units per outer box0

Menbuton 100mg/ml

Instructions for use

Calves, sheep, goats, and pigs: IM or IV
Cows: IV
Horses: Slow IV administration
Calves (up to 6 months of age), sheep, goats, and pigs: 10 mg menbutone per kg bodyweight. This is equivalent to 1 ml Vetbuton per 10 kg bodyweight.
Cows: 5-7.5 mg menbutone per kg bodyweight. This is equivalent to 1 ml Vetbuton per 15-20 kg bodyweight.
Horses: 2.5 – 5 mg menbutone per kg bodyweight. This is equivalent to 1 ml per 20-40 kg bodyweight.
The dosage can be repeated one time, if necessary, after 24 hours.

Veterinary advice

Not to be administered during the last trimester of pregnancy. Vetbuton can be administered during lactation.

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