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Vol. 12, Issue 1 (2023)

Successful treatment of milk fever in a buffalo: A case report

Kulajit Kalita and Chayanika Mazumder
A 7 years old buffalo was presented in sternal recumbency with head resting on flank along with history of parturition 2 days ago. Clinical examination revealed subnormal temperature (92.8o F), increased heart rate and respiratory rate, decreased intensity of heart sound, cold extremities, loss of appetite, dry muzzle and absence of defecation and urination. With these signs and symptoms, the animal was diagnosed as a milk fever and treated with calcium borogluconate (450 ml) slow intravenously. Intravenous infusion of 1000 ml 0.9% NaCl and 500 ml of Dextrose 25% along with other supportive therapy, B-complex 12 ml intramuscularly, Tonophosphan 10 ml intramuscularly. The animal recovered after the treatment, therefore the prognosis was good.
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How to cite this article:
Kulajit Kalita, Chayanika Mazumder. Successful treatment of milk fever in a buffalo: A case report. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(1):1688-1689.

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