Gestagen (mepregene acetate) and estrogen (ethinyl estradiol), which are part of the drug, affecting the hypothalamic-pituitary system of animals, reduce the secretion of gonadotropic hormones from the pituitary (FSH and LH). The consequence of this is inhibition of folliculogenesis in the ovaries and follicle ovulation does not occur. In cats, the level of testosterone, and, consequently, sexual activity is sharply reduced.
Hormones from the drug are easily absorbed in the intestine and, biotransforming in the liver, are completely eliminated from the body with urine as metabolites within 48 hours. "Gestrenol" refers to low-toxic drugs, the use in doses exceeding therapeutic 100 times did not cause the death of animals.
In the recommended doses does not adversely affect the body of animals.
The composition of the product
Gestrenol drops cats 1 cm3 (1 ml) of the drug contains: mepregenol propionate 4 mg, ethinyl estradiol 0.2 mg.
The composition of the drug includes catnip, which attracts cats with its smell and facilitates the use of the drug.
The drug is contraindicated in cats that have not reached puberty, with tumors of the mammary gland, genitals, diabetes, urolithiasis and individual intolerance to the components of the drug.
Store the drug with caution in the manufacturer's packaging, in a place protected from direct rays, separately from food and feed at a temperature of from 0 ° C to 250 ° C. During transportation, short-term freezing of the preparation is allowed, which does not lose its characteristics after thawing.
Application and dosage
Drops are administered orally, dripping into the mouth, on the nose or on the treat. The dosage depends on the body weight of the animal and the purpose of the application.
|Kind of animal||Prescription drug||Animal body weight||Dosage||Application course||Start receiving|
|Cats||Inhibition of sexual arousal and associated aggressive behavior, tagging of territory||Interruption of sexual arousal||До 5 кг.||4 drops or||3-5 days||At the first signs of sexual arousal|
|Maintaining a calming effect||Regardless of the body weight of the animal||4 drops||1 a week||In the period of sexual rest|