Diurizone – Dexamethasone and hydrochlorothiazide association indicated for the treatment of congestion and oedema of the udder, persistent lactation oedema, pulmonary oedema and congestion, oedematous infiltration of surgical wounds and oedema due to allergic conditions.
Solution for injection :
Hydrochlorothiazide 5.00 g
Dexamethasone 0.05 g
Benzyl alcohol 1 ml
Excipient to 100 ml
Properties of Diurizone
The anti-oedematous effect of Diurizone can be obtained
reducing the inflammation of conjunctive
tissue (Dexamethasone) and by increasing
the diuresis (Hydrochlorothiazide).
Indications for Diurizone
• In cattle and sheep : congestion and
oedema of the udder, persistant lactation in
oedema, pulmonary œdema and congestion,
oedematous infiltration of surgical wounds, œdema in allergic conditions.
• In horses : diverse congestion and œdema : œdema of the sheath, dependant œdema,
œdema in allergic conditions.
Administration and dosage
I.V., I.M. or S.C. administrations of Diurizone.
Cattle, adult horses :
• Prevention : 10 ml a day for 3 days.
• Treatment :
– Mild congestions and œdema : 10 ml a day for 2- 3 days.
– Severe congestions and œdema : 20 ml a day for 2 days and 10 ml the third day.
Sheep, foals, calves : 2 ml for 40 -50 kg of b.w. daily.
Contra-indications of Diurizone
Those relevant to all corticotherapy : advanced pregnancy, infectious process, diabetes mellitus,
osteoporosis, glaucoma, senility, renal or cardiac disorders.
Meat and offal : 3 days.
Milk : 4 milkings.
Prescription only medicine. This drug should be stored during duration of its withdrawal period.