Cloprostenol sodium

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Name

  • Cloprostenol.

Class of drug

  • Prostaglandin.

Uses

Action

  • Derivative of arachidonic acid. Primary action is regression of the corpus luteum.

Indications

  • Regression of the corpus luteum.
  • Induction of oestrus in mares with persistent luteal function.
  • Control of cyclical ovarian activity in polyoestrus species.
  • Termination of pregnancy.

Adverse reactions

Other reported reactions

  • Transient sweating.
  • Mild colic with or without diarrhea.
  • Severe cellulitis at the site of IM injection.
  • Systemic reactions sometimes leading to death.
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