Echinacea compositum

Echinacea compositum

Echinacea compositum ad us. vet. – [Injection Solution 5.0 ml Drops]

Echinacea compositum forte S – [Injection Solution 2.2 ml]


Echinacea compositum ad us. vet. injection solution: 1 ampoule of 5.0 ml contains: Echinacea angustifolia D3 0.5 ml; Aconitum napellus D4 0.1 ml; Sulfur D8 0.1 ml; La- chesis mutus D10 0.1 ml; Bryonia cretica D6 0.1 ml; Mercurius sublimatus corrosivus D6 0.1 ml; Phosphorus D8 0.1 ml; Arnica montana D6 0.1 ml.

Echinacea compositum ad us. vet. drops: 10 g contains: Echinacea D3 1 g; Aconitum napellus D4 0.2 g; Sulfur D8 0.2 g; Lachesis mutus D10 0.2 g; Bryonia D6 0.2 g; Hy- drargyrum bichloratum D6 0.2 g; Phosphorus D8 0.2 g; Arnica montana D6 0.2 g.

Echinacea compositum forte S: 1 ampoule of 2.2 ml contains: Echinacea angustifolia D3 0.44 ml; Aconitum napellus D5, Sanguinaria canadensis D6, Sulfur D10, Baptisia tinctoria D6, Lachesis mutus D12, Bryonia cretica D8, Eupatorium perfoliatum D8, Pul- satilla pratensis D10, Mercurius sublimatus corrosivus D8, Thuja occidentalis D10, In- fluenzinum-Nosode D15, Phosphorus D10, Cortisonum aceticum D15, Streptococcus hemolyticus-Nosode D20, Staphylococcus-Nosode D20, Phytolacca americana D8, Py- rogenium-Nosode D200, Zincum metallicum D12, Gelsemium sempervirens D8, Hepar sulfuris D12, Rhus toxicodendron D6, Arnica montana D6, Arsenicum album D10, Ar- gentum nitricum D10, Euphorbium D8 22 µl each.


Stimulation of the body’s defense systems, in fever and inflammations, like abscesses, furuncles, phlegmons, gingivitis, sinusitis, gastroenteritis, enterocolitis, cystitis, pyelitis, vaginitis, purulent fistulae, osteomyelitis, otitis, skin diseases, mastitis, bovine respira- tory disease, swine influenza, cat flu, delayed recovery period.

Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to one of the active ingredients or excipients or to plants of the daisy (compositae) family. As a matter of principle, Echinacea should not be used in progressive, systemic diseases such as tuberculosis, leukemia or leukemia- like diseases, inflammatory diseases of the connective tissue (collagen disease), autoim- mune diseases, multiple sclerosis, AIDS, HIV infections or other chronic viral diseases. (Echinacea compositum forte S): Because of the constituent Sanguinaria (bloodroot) do not use during pregnancy and lactation. In case of existing liver conditions or history thereof or simultaneous use of hepatotoxic substances use only after consultation with the physician.

Side effects: (Echinacea compositum forte S): Hypersalivation may occur after admin- istration, in which case use of the product should be discontinued. In very rare cases

gastrointestinal complaints or skin reactions can occur – also some days after use. In individual cases, hypersensitivity reactions (up to the anaphylactic reaction) are possible in persons who are known to be hypersensitive to composites (e.g. Arnica, Echinacea). Temporarily, reddening, tumefaction and pain may occur on the puncture site. Skin rash and itching (pruritus), and in rare cases facial swelling, shortness of breath (dys- pnea), dizziness and a fall in blood pressure, have been observed after treatment with products containing Echinacea extracts. Allergic reactions or hypersalivation may occur on account of the homeopathic active substance Hydrargyrum bichloratum (mercury). The medication should then be withdrawn and a doctor should be consulted.

Interaction with other medications: None known.

Waiting period: None.

Instructions for use, route and duration of administration:

Echinacea compositum ad us. vet. is to be administered by s.c. or i.v. injection.

According to species, the daily single dosage is as follows:

Horse, cattle, swine:5 ml
Piglet:2–3 ml
Sheep, goat:2 ml
Large dog:3–4 ml
Medium dog:2 ml
Small dog, cat:1–2 ml
Puppy:0.5–1 ml
Small pets:0.5 ml

In cases with acute symptoms, the indicated dosage can be repeated after a period of 24 hours.

Echinacea compositum ad us. vet. drops are to be administered orally. According to species, the daily dosage is as follows:

Horse, cattle:3 x 60 drops
Swine:3 x 40–60 drops
Large dog:3 x 40 drops
Medium dog, sheep:3 x 30 drops
Small dog, cat:3 x 20 drops
Small rodent, cage bird:3 x  5 drops

If necessary, depending on the severity of the case, the indicated dosage can be re- peated for a maximum of five consecutive days.

Dosage: Echinacea compositum forte S 2.2 ml:

See chapter Dosage of Heel Medications in Veterinary Medicine, p. 17–20.

Package sizes:

Echinacea compositum ad us. vet.: Packs containing 5 or 50 ampoules of 5.0 ml each.

Drop bottles containing 100 ml. Echinacea compositum forte S: Packs containing 10 or 50 ampoules of 2.2 ml each.