Forte Healthcare Ltd Dexafast 2 mg/ml Injection

Dexafast 2 mg/ml Injection

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Type: POM-V

PLEASE NOTE: A prescription issued by a UK registered vet (MRCVS) is required before this item can be dispatched.

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Product Description

Treatment of inflammatory or allergic conditions.


  • Induction of parturition.
  • Treatment of primary ketosis (acetonaemia).


  • Treatment of arthritis, bursitis or tenosynovitis.

Dosage & Administration

For the treatment of inflammatory or allergic conditions:

The following doses are advised.

Dosage Horses, cattle, pigs 0.06 mg dexamethasone /kg body weight corresponding to 1.5 ml/50 kg

For the treatment of primary ketosis in cattle (acetonaemia):

  • 0.02 to 0.04 mg dexamethasone /kg body weight corresponding to a dose of 5-10 ml of the product per 500 kg BW given by intramuscular injection is advocated dependent on the size of the cow and the duration of the signs.
  • Care should be taken not to overdose Channel Island breeds.
  • Larger doses (up to 0.06 mg dexamethasone/kg) will be required if the signs have been present for some time or if relapsed animals are being treated.

For the induction of parturition - to avoid foetal oversize and mammary oedema in cattle.

  • A single intramuscular injection of 0.04 mg dexamethasone /kg body weight corresponding to 10 ml of the product per 500 kg BW after day 260 of pregnancy.
  • Parturition will normally occur within 48 – 72 hours.

For the treatment of arthritis, bursitis or tenosynovitis by intra-articular injection in horses:

  • Dose 1 – 5 ml of the product.



Meat and offal:

  • Cattle: 8 days.
  • Pigs: 2 days.
  • Horses: 8 days.


  • Cattle: 72 hours.
  • Horses: Not authorised for use in horses producing milk for human consumption

Data Sheet

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Dexafast 2 mg/ml Injection

Delivery & Returns




Non-refrigerated items

By 6pm


Refrigerated items

By 12am

£0 - £149.99



£150 - £299.99



£300 - £449.99



£450 or more




Please note there is a small excess for despatch to Highlands and Islands and Isle of Wight as governed by your postcode.

  1. To keep our prices as low as possible, we do not hold stock of most products. We order stock from our wholesaler at 4.30 each day, so any orders received after this time will not be ordered until the following day. 
  2. Orders placed on a Thursday or Friday that have refrigerated items included will not be dispatched until the following Monday to ensure that the items are delivered to you under controlled conditions. This means that you should receive these items on a Tuesday by 10am.
  3. We do not offer a Saturday or Sunday delivery service.
  4. Standard and Priority costs apply to the UK mainland only.
  5. Delivery to Scottish Highlands and Islands and Isle of Wight may incur an excess to cover additional carriage costs - this is dependent on your postcode. Full details can be found by clicking the link below.
  6. Customers who arrange to collect from Warnham should not arrive before 12pm.
  7. We are no longer able to ship to Northern Ireland due to extra administrative costs since January 2021. Any orders placed online will be cancelled and refunded.

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Faulty Goods Returns

In the unlikely event that you receive faulty or damaged goods please call 01306 628215 within 72 hours of receipt of your goods. Please have your order reference to hand. You will be asked to provide evidence of the damaged goods if damaged in transit.

Restricted Goods Returns

We are unable to offer refunds on the following products.

  • Animal medicines - general & vaccines
  • Refrigerated/temperature sensitive products

Please contact the Farmacy Team before sending any returns on 01306 628215.

For full returns details click here

Product Species

  • Cattle
  • Horses
Home Delivery

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