BioEquin FH, emulsion for injection for horses
For active immunization of horses to reduce the occurrence of respiratory infection and clinical signs caused by equine influenza virus and equine herpesvirus (EHV-1). For active immunization to reduce the occurrence of abortions in pregnant mares caused by equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) infection
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One vaccine dose (1 ml) contains:
Virus influenzae equorum inactivatum, strain:
A/Equi 2/Brno 08 (American type) H3N8 Min. 6.0 log2 HIT1
A/Equi 2/ Morava 95 (European type) H3N8 Min. 6.0 log2 HIT1
Herpesvirus equorum inactivatum (EHV-1) Min. 2.1 log10 VNI2
1 The geometric mean of specific antibodies determined by hemagglutination inhibition test in the guinea pig serum
2 The virus neutralization index in the hamster serum
Oil adjuvant (Montanide ISA 35 VG) 0.25 ml
Thiomersal 0.1 mg
Emulsion for injection. The vaccine is a white, oily liquid with easily shakeable sediment.
Indications for use, specifying the target species:
For active immunization of horses to reduce the occurrence of respiratory infection and clinical signs caused by equine influenza virus and equine herpesvirus (EHV-1).
Onset of active immunity: 14 days after primary vaccination
Duration of active immunity: 6 months after revaccination
For active immunization to reduce the occurrence of abortions in pregnant mares caused by equine herpesvirus (EHV-1) infection.
Special warnings for each target species:
In order to reduce the infection pressure, all horses on a farm should be vaccinated. At least primary vaccination, with the following 14 days of rest necessary to create immunity, should be performed before transfers of horses to other herds or stables, or before races. Regular vaccination of all animals in a breeding facility, with observance of prescribed deadlines, is necessary to create and maintain immunity from equine herpesvirus and equine influenza virus infections. Primary vaccination, with the following 14 days of rest necessary to create immunity, is recommended during the quarantine period for all unvaccinated horses to be included in breeding. Sick horses with signs of a respiratory disease should be isolated from healthy animals.
Special precautions for use:
Special precautions for use in animals
Vaccinate healthy animals only.
Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the veterinary medicinal product to animals
In case of accidental self-injection seek medical advice immediately and show the package leaflet or label to the physician. This product contains mineral oil. Accidental injection/self injection may result in severe pain. If you are accidentally injected with this product, seek prompt medical advice even if only a very small amount is injected and take the package leaflet with you.If pain persists for more than 12 hours after medical examination, seek medical advice again.
Adverse reactions (frequency and seriousness):
Temporary temperature increase can be observed after vaccination. Sporadic anaphylactic reactions may occur. Symptomatic treatment should be provided in such a case.
Use during pregnancy, lactation or lay:
Can be used during pregnancy.
The safety of the veterinary medicinal product has not been established during lactation.
Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction:
No information is available on the safety and efficacy of this vaccine when used with any other veterinary medicinal product. A decision to use this vaccine before or after any other veterinary medicinal product therefore needs to be made on a case by case basis.
Amounts to be administered and administration route:
Vaccine dose - 1 ml.
The vaccine (1 ml) is applied deep intramuscularly.
Before use heat the contents of the vial to a temperature of 15-25°C and shake well.
Primary vaccination against equine influenza and herpesvirus:
The first vaccination at the age of 6 months; the second vaccination 4 weeks later.
Revaccination against equine influenza and herpesvirus:
The first revaccination (third dose) is administered 3 months after the primary vaccination and next revaccination is carried out every 6 months.
Vaccination of pregnant mares:
To reduce the incidence of abortions caused by equine herpesvirus infection one dose of the vaccine is administered to pregnant mares in the second month after mating and then in the fifth or sixth month and in the ninth month of pregnancy.
Overdose (symptoms, emergency procedures, antidotes), if necessary:
For active immunization against equine influenza and equine herpesvirus.
Application of active substances into the body of an animal causes an active immune response that is manifested by induction of local and systemic humoral immunity and the activity of cytotoxic T-lymphocytes.
Active immunity starts no later than 14 days after the primary vaccination performed according to the recommended vaccination schedule.
The immunity of foals and adult horses against equine herpesvirus and equine influenza virus lasts at least 6 months after the third vaccination and next revaccinations. The recommended vaccination schedule must be observed to ensure a long-term immunity.
In the absence of compatibility studies, this veterinary medicinal product must not be mixed with other veterinary medicinal products.
Shelf-life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 18 months. Shelf-life after first opening the immediate packaging: 10 hours.
Special precautions for storage
Store in a refrigerator (2°C - 8°C).Protect from light.Store in a dry place.
2 x 1 dose, 10 x 1 dose
Not all pack sizes may be marketed.