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Ovaprim® Injectable Solution
(Salmon Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Analog 20 μg/ml + Domperidone 10 mg/ml)
For intraperitoneal or intramuscular injection in ornamental finfish broodstock only.
Not for use in fish intended for human or animal consumption.
Not for use in fish whose offspring may be consumed by humans or food-producing animals.
NOT APPROVED BY FDA – Legally marketed as an FDA Indexed Product under MIF 900-001.
Note---In order to be legally marketed, an animal drug product intended for a minor species
Conditionally Approved, or Indexed by the FDA. THIS PRODUCT IS INDEXED.
It is a violation of Federal law to use this product in a manner other than as directed
As used on this label, the words “ornamental fish” refer to a wide variety of finfish
their appearance and do not include any fish that are consumed by humans or
NET CONTENTS: 10 ml
Ovaprim® is a liquid peptide preparation that contains
hormone (sGnRHa) and a brain neurotransmitter (dopamine) inhibitor.
of stored gonadotropins from the pituitary. The dopamine inhibitor
of GnRH release. Release of stored pituitary gonadotropins may
spermiation in sexually mature fish.
For intraperitoneal or intramuscular use as
:FOR USE IN ORNAMENTAL FINFISH BROODSTOCK
ONLY THIS PRODUCT
IS NOT TO BE USED IN
ANIMALS INTENDED FOR USE AS FOOD FOR HUM
Care should be taken to avoid accidental
In the event of accidental self-injection, seek
goggles and suitable protective clothing.
: May be harmful.l If breathin
move to fresh air, and contact a physician.
May be harmful.
ous wash out mouth with copious amounts of water. Contact a
flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.
o contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.
ash before re-using. Contact a physician.
Th toxicological properties of sGnRHa have not been thoroughly investigated.
uteinizing hormone releasing hormone (LHRH, Gonadotropin releasing hormone, GnRH) in
ato in the liberation of the pituitary gonadotropins, luteinizing hormone (LH) and
LHRH may modify reproductive ability by influencing plasma gonadotropin levels
To obtain a Material Safety Data Sheet, call WESTERN CHEMICAL INC. at (360) 384-5898.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Ovaprim® is packaged ready for use in liquid form. Precise amounts for individual injections should be withdrawndirectly from the bottle into a syringe. Due to the viscosity of the product, use of syringes with Luer Lock tips orpermanently attached needles is strongly recommended. Use of syringes with slip tips is not recommended sinceneedles could inadvertently eject under pressure.
CLEANLINESS: Syringes/needles should be sterile prior to use.
LOADING: Withdraw only enough solution from the bottle of Ovaprim® Injectable Solution as will be required for theweight of the fish. With the needle pointed upward and directed away from your face, squeeze the syringe gently toexpel any trapped air.
INJECTION: Hold the fish firmly and insert the needle into the abdominal cavity/belly between the pelvic fin and thevent or into the muscle on either side of the dorsal fin. For intra-abdominal injection in smaller species, it may behelpful to secure the fish on a soft wet surface such as a sponge, and to place the fish on its side and inject into therear abdominal cavity to avoid contact with internal organs. Inject Ovaprim® carefully. After injection, gently place thefish into a container of clean aerated water.
SEDATION FOR HANDLING AND RECOVERY: If necessary, sedate broodstock prior to
A general dose of Ovaprim® is 0.5 ml per kilogram of bodyweight. This dose may
physiological state of individual animals. Environment and temperature also pla
process and may affect dose and timing. For most species, only a single dose of
of fish with a single dose of Ovaprim® is only effective in fish that are within
For other species, a split dose may be needed. For split dosing, a load
injected, followed by injection of the remaining 90% of the total dose
ovulation may occur in as little as 4 hours post treatment, so fish shou
ovulation/spermiation may include a noticeable swelling and “softenin
water; the ability to easily express eggs from the female and milt from
same tank, onset of spawning behavior (e.g., males “chasin
interval between treatment and the onset of ovulation is var
should be disturbed as little as possible to reduce stress
periods of time than females of the same species.
The dose is calculated based on the weight of
of the needle into the fish may be helpful, and use of a tuberculin or
in small fish and to minimize trauma at the injection site.
the injection site. Swelling, ulceration, whiteness, redness, or
STORAGE and HANDLING:
ental Control Agency, or the Hazardous Waste Representative at the nearest EPA
per ining to disposal of unused product.
For technical assistance, call Western Chemical Inc. at (360) 384-5898. To report an
N CHEMICAL INC. at (360) 384-5898, or FDA at 1-888-FDA-VETS.
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