Duvaxyn® R Vaccine (Inactivated)

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  • Description:

      An inactivated adjuvanted vaccine for the vaccination of pregnant mares to stimulate the production of antibodies against Equine Rotavirus in colostrum and milk as an aid in the management of Rotavirus Enteritis in foals.

      Recommendations for use:

        For the vaccination of pregnant mares to provide passive transfer of antibodies to foals to reduce the risk of diarrhoea caused by Equine Rotavirus.

        Pack sizes:

          10 x 10 dose vials (10 mL).


            • Important contribution to an effective management program of diarrhoea control in foals.
            • Foals from vaccinated mares are spared the growth rate check caused by Rotavirus disease.
            • Reduction in associated veterinary costs for therapeutic treatment.
              • Dosage:

                  Use entire contents immediately upon opening. Administer 1 mL intramuscularly in the 8th, 9th and 10th months of pregnancy using aseptic technique. A yearly booster dose should be given one month prior to foaling for each subsequent pregnancy.


                  Store between 2°C and 8°C (Refrigerate. Do not freeze). Protect from light.

                • Human Safety

                  Additional user safety

                  Take care to avoid accidental self-injection. In the event of self- administration, seek prompt medical attention and take this package leaflet/carton with you. Accidental self-administration may result in local bruising, severe pain and swelling, particularly if injected into a joint or finger, and in rare cases could result in the loss of the affected finger if prompt medical attention is not given. If pain persists for more than 12 hours after medical examination, seek medical advice again.

                  First Aid Statement

                  If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre. Phone Australia 131126.

                  Registered label warnings

                  Withholding Periods

                  Zero (0) days


                  ESI not applicable

                  Side Effects

                  Allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis occur rarely and may require parenteral treatment with an antihistamine, a corticosteroid or adrenalin as appropriate.


                  For use in pregnant mares only.

                  Foals born from vaccinated mares may still show signs of diarrhoea. Thorough diagnosis of the infectious agents, including rotavirus, is recommended to assist in the control of infectious diarrhoea.

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