Kennel-Jec-2 (Kennel Cough) Pet Medication
- Availability: OTC
- Active Ingredient(s):
Canine parainfluenza, modified live virus and Bordetella bronchiseptica, avirulent live culture.
- What is Kennel-Jec-2 (Kennel Cough) used for?
Kennel-Jec-2 is recommended for vaccination of healthy, susceptible dogs and puppies as an aid in the reduction of canine parainfluenza and B. bronchiseptica infections (infectious canine cough, kennel cough) in healthy dogs 3 weeks of age or older.
- How Kennel-Jec-2 (Kennel Cough) should be used?
Rehydrate the vaccine with the accompanying sterile diluent by first removing the tear away metal seals and the rubber stoppers from both vials. Using the enclosed nasal pipette, remove the sterile water diluent and add to the vial of freeze-dried vaccine. Swirl gently until completely dissolved. After rehydration, extract entire contents with the nasal pipette and administer the entire dose intranasally. Do not vaccinate puppies under 3 weeks of age. Puppies vaccinated between 3 and 6 weeks of age should be revaccinated at 6 weeks. Annual revaccination is recommended.
- What are the side effects?
This vaccine uses Neomycin as a preservative. Do not use this vaccine in animals allergic to Neomycin. A small percentage of dogs may show sneezing, coughing or nasal discharge for 3 to 10 days following vaccination. While these are usually temporary symptoms, anti-bacterial therapy may be indicated. Anaphylactoid reactions may occur. Epinephrine is the antidote.
- What special precautions are there?
This product is intended for intranasal (in the nose) use only using the included diluent. Use the entire contents when first mixed. This product is intended for veterinary use in dogs only.
- In the event of overdose?
Systemic reactions from inadvertent intramuscular or subcutaneous injection have been reported. Symptoms may include vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, loss of appetite, jaundice and death associated with liver failure. If inadvertent injection occurs, contact a veterinarian or veterinary emergency room immediately.
- How should I store Kennel-Jec-2 (Kennel Cough)?
Store the product in the refrigerator at 35º to 45ºF. Keep out of the reach of children or pets.
Disclaimer: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and should NOT be considered veterinary advice. Any veterinary questions should be referred to your veterinarian. This information is NOT to be used for diagnosis or treatment of your pet. Please make your own inquiries with your veterinarian for the suitability of a product for your pet.