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Safety of ketoprofen in cow calves following repeated
intravenous administration -
R. D. Singh, Sarita Devi, S. R.Gondaliya, S. K. Bhavsar and A.
Vet World. 2009; 2(3): 105-107
is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for its
anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic properties in
Veterinary Medicine. The present study was planned to assess
safety of ketoprofen (3 mg.kg-1)
after repeated intravenous administration at 24 hours interval
for five days in six crossbred cow calves (6-12 months age and
weighing between 60-122 kg). Ketoprofen in calves was found safe
based on evaluation of haematological (Hb, PCV, TLC and DLC),
blood biochemical (AKP, ACP, AST, ALT, LDH, Total bilirubin,
Serum Creatinine, BUN, Serum total protein, Serum albumin and
Blood glucose) parameters.
Ketoprofen, Cow calves, Safety, Intravenous.