Active substance: Megestrol Acetate 10 mg and excipients: lactose, corn starch, povidone, talc, magnesium stearate, and aerosil.
To block (discontinue) and postpone the estrus in dogs and cats; to calm down sexually excited male dogs and cats and changes in the behavior related with this (satyriasis); in case of miliary eczema in cats.
Megestrol is a semi-synthetic derivate of progesterone with progesterone-like action (progestagen). If suppresses the secretion of gonadotropin-releasing hormones from the hypothalamus, respectively of gonadotropic hormones (follicle-stimulating and luteinizing) from the anterior pituitary gland, the maturation of the follicles and the ovulation. A condition similar to pregnancy is achieved, without occurrence of estrus. It is active also for internal administration. The product has anti-estrogen, anti-ovulation and anti-fertility effects.
Do not use in dogs and cats that have not reached sexual maturity; do not use in pregnant dogs and cats and in case of pseudo-pregnancy; in dogs and cats with gynecological disorders on hormonal base and in case of gynecological infections.