Iron preparation Gleptoferron
Gleptoferron (Iron-(III)-dextran heptonic acid complex).
Gleptoferron injectable: Prevention and treatment of iron deficiency / anemia in piglets.
Gleptoferron oral: Prevention and treatment of iron deficiency / anemia in calves and piglets.
Pharmaceutical forms and presentations
10% injection in 100 ml glass bottles,
20% injection in 100 ml glass and plastic bottles,
15% for oral application in 100 ml glass bottles.
The different concentrations are also available in bulk form in plastic containers for local aseptic filling of the finished product. Please look under the section Active ingredients.
In piglets: 2 ml 10% by intramuscular injection during the first 3 days of life,
In piglets: 1 ml 20% by intramuscular injection during the first 3 days of life,
In calves: 1 ml 15% orally only once with the first colostrum,
In piglets: 1 ml 15% orally once during the first 12 hours of life, to be repeated by a dose of 1 ml after 8 to 12 days.
Comparative studies show higher haemoglobin concentrations and haematocrit levels with Gleptoferron during the first three weeks of life of piglets.
Regulatory status, indications and product information may vary from country to country.
Product descriptions provide basic information and are not usage instructions.
Please observe the approved product information.